4.241J | Spring 2013 | Graduate

Theory of City Form

Video Lectures

Lec 2: Normative Theory I: The City as Supernatural

Description: This lecture focuses on the cosmic model of the city, and the city as a consciousness and expression of religion. Some examples discussed include Solomon’s temple, Eliade’s depiction of the archaic man, feng shui, Athens, and barays.

Instructor: Julian Beinart

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Spring 2013
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