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Aurora Avenue: Highway Culture in Transition
In the twentieth century, Aurora Avenue grew into a major highway in the middle of Seattle. Homes gave way to businesses which advertised through bright highway signs. This paper documents these signs, and reports on interviews with business owners on Aurora. How can stakeholders reconcile opposing visions for the highway? ...
Reinventing Traditionalism: The Influence of Critical Reconstruction on the Shape of Berlin's Friedrichstadt
Critical Reconstruction is an architectural and city planning theory developed by the German architect, Josef Paul Kleihues in the 1960's. This paper explores the theory's application in the Berlin district of Friedrichstadt. The political and historical significance of Critical Reconstruction as a guiding principle for ...