DISRUPTIVE CHANGE AND THE PATTERN OF CITIES _ LECTURE BY GARY HACK

A SPECIAL LECTURE BY GARY HACK
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DISRUPTIVE CHANGE AND THE PATTERN OF CITIES

A SPECIAL LECTURE BY GARY HACK

Wednesday. 09 September, 2015, 6:00 PM

Venue: BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212

Event organized jointly by Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements and BRAC University Department of Architecture.

Gary Hack is one of the most eminent urban design practitioners and educationists in North America. He is former dean and professor of urban design in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. Before becoming dean at Penn, he was professor of urban design and head of the department of urban studies and planning at MIT. He studies, teaches and practices urban design, and continues to build a conversation among architecture, urban design and urban planning. He has prepared plans for cities, neighborhoods and developments in over 35 cities in the US, Canada and Asia, including New Orleans, New York, Detroit, Bangkok and Taipei. Other works include plans for the redevelopment of Prudential Center in Boston and the transformation of the West Side Waterfront in New York. He collaborated with Studio Daniel Libeskind on the winning entry in the competition for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center and headed the effort of preparing urban design guidelines for the project. He is the author or co-author of Local Planning, Site Planning, Global City Regions, Urban Design in a Global Perspective, and other publications.

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