Engaged Urbanists Working Groups Event Draft

Citymakers: The Culture and Craft of Practical Urbanism

Book jacket for Citymakers book
Wednesday, October 18, 7:00pm8:30pm

From Cassim Shepard, who first workshopped the following book in our Culture/Politics Working Group:

Please join us to launch and celebrate the publication of Citymakers: The Culture and Craft of Practical Urbanism by Cassim Shepard, founding editor of Urban Omnibus

Citymakers draws from projects and perspectives featured on Urban Omnibus in order to argue for a more expansive understanding of how, and by whom, cities are made today. Shepard will present a brief talk about the ideas explored in the book and his vision of citymaking as a crucial arena of imagination, ethics, and action.

Introduced by Rosalie Genevro, executive director of The Architectural League

A reception and book signing will follow

Citymakers: The Culture and Craft of Practical Urbanism is published by The Monacelli Press in association with The Architectural League of New York

Housing Works Bookstore Café
126 Crosby Street
New York City

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
7-8:30 pm

Free admission; reservations required.