A brief stop through Iowa State University has left me compelled to reflect upon an invigorating intellectual-training-session hosted by a former professor, Ross Adams. The two day symposium ‘What is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior’ was organized around a simple question that underpins Adams’ research: what actually is urbanization and the urban? The 14 lectures were divided into four broad categories intended to cast light upon this condition: Urban as Interior, Urban as Factory, Urban as Strategy, and Urban as Becoming.
"What is the Urban,"
Datum: student journal of architecture: Vol. 7
, Article 8.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/datum/vol7/iss1/8