Larry Busbea, University of Arizona, on concepts of environment in architecture and urbanism around 1968

Department: Humanities Commons

Date and Time: February 8, 2018 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Event Location: HG 1030

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Larry D. Busbea is associate professor of art history at the University of Arizona, Tucson where his research focuses on the interactions of design, art, and critical theory in Europe and the United States after WWII. His critical essays and reviews have appeared in October, The RIBA Journal of Architecture, Design Issues, The Journal of Design History, www.we-aggregate.org, The Architect’s Newspaper, and the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians.

His book Topologies: The Urban Utopia in France, 1960–1970, was published by MIT Press in 2007. His current book project, The Responsive Environment: Aesthetics, Design, and Interaction in the 1970s, was awarded a research grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.

Sponsored by Architecture and Urban Studies Research Cluster and Program in Visual Studies