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  • Edited by Poletto, Beesley, & Molnar
  • Riverside Architectural Press w/ Design Exchange and Canadian Design Research Network
  • Softcover, 140pp, 2008
  • ISBN 978-0-9809856-0-3
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Cities and the Role of Design

“Ourtopias seeks to explore the varied and future states of cities. The roles cities play in the economic, social and cultural lives of societies, such topics as the architectural, design and material culture of cities, densification, urban renewal, branding, zoning, adaptive re-use, gentrification, social responsibility and historic preservation are explored. It is the purpose of this publication to examine both the historical and contemporary cultures and contours of urban experience and the status and promise of the post-millennial, post-industrial urban fabric. What is our future?”

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