Ways of Knowing Cities (Paperback)

Ways of Knowing Cities Cover Image
By Laura Kurgan (Editor)
On Our Shelves Now
1 on hand, as of Feb 18 5:15pm
(Urban Studies)

About the Author

Laura Kurgan is professor of architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University, where she directs the Center for Spatial Research and the Visual Studies curriculum. She is the author of Close Up at a Distance: Mapping, Technology, and Politics (Zone Books, 2013). Her work explores the ethics and politics of digital mapping and its technologies; the art, science and visualization of big and small data; and the design of environments for public engagement with maps and data. In 2009, Kurgan was awarded a United States Artists Rockefeller Fellowship. Dare Brawley is a researcher and designer. She is assistant director of the Center for Spatial Research at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. Her work focuses on the interactions of technology, urban governance, and spatial politics using methods from critical urban studies and geographic information systems. Her work has been exhibited and published by the Venice Architecture Biennale, Storefront for Art and Architecture, The Architectural League, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781941332580
ISBN-10: 1941332587
Publisher: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City
Publication Date: December 1st, 2019
Pages: 256
Language: English
Front facade of University Press Books

From 1974, University Press Books has stoked the blaze of well over ten thousand minds on fire, carrying new scholarship published by the great university presses in the English-speaking world.

Since our founding, we've added quality fiction and creative non-fiction to our selection, without drfiting from our mission to showcase top new texts introduced by university presses.

Order from us. Visit us. Let well-wrought words churn and burn within.