Adrian Forty is an Emeritus Professor of Architectural History at The Bartlett, the Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London. He is also the former Programme Director of the master’s programme in Architectural History. Forty’s main interest is in architecture’s role in societies and cultural contexts. His research includes work on the design of consumer goods; on language and architecture; and on architecture, collective memory, and forgetting. As of lately, he is concerned with the history, aesthetics, and cultural significance of concrete as a construction material. In 2003, Forty was awarded the Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education.
This issue of OASE makes a critical analysis of how soil connects to
urban planning and urban design, and how it can adjust those practices
in exploring new agendas.
Read all about the presentation in the pdf file.