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- Brenner, Neil, and Christian Schmid. “Planetary Urbanization.” GSD Urban Theory Lab RSS, urbantheorylab.net
- Chan, Jeffrey K.H. “Urban Ethics in the Anthropocene: The Moral Dimensions of Six Emerging Conditions in Co
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Consider the following questions in your responses (you can choose one reading to respond to specifically, or cur
themes that were touched on):
- Marcia Bjornerud, “Timefulness, Utopian and Scientific”.
How does urban design currently plan and design for multiple time scales? What are some ways that you could s and future time?
- Neil Brenner + Christian Scmid, “Planetary Urbanization” & Jeffrey K.H. Chan “Urban Ethics in the Anthropocene
What opportunities does ‘planetary urbanization’ present now that it has collapsed the scale of regions that lie in-b
Are there sites or instances on the planet that are completely safe from urbanization? Is there something that hum
- Dave Loder, “Monuments in the Age of the Anthropocene”.
How do you think urban design and other adjacent disciplines can take lessons from some of the works touched o considerate of a conscious future?
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