Saturday, June 1, 2013

Course Reading Assignments

Readings for the course are held under 2-day reserve at the UWM Library. Some of these readings are available as pdfs too. They are located here.

There are specific readings for the 4 different projects.

The cultural landscape of Bradford Beach
"The Beach," In John Fiske, Bob Hodge and Graeme Turner, Myths of Oz: Reading Australian Popular Culture, (St. Leonards, NSW: Allen and Unwin, 1987) :53-72.
David Howes, "Architecture of the Senses," In Sense of the City: An Alternate Approach to Urbanism, Mirko Zardini (Editor), (Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Lars Müller Publishers, 2005): 322-31.

Good Neighbors
Dana Cuff, "The Figure of the Neighbor: Los Angeles Past and Future," American Quarterly 56: 3, (September 2004): 559-582
Catherine W. Bishir, "Good and Sufficient Language for Building," Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture 4, (1991): 44-52

Downer Avenue: A Commercial and Public Street
Richard Longstreth, "Compositional Types in American Commercial Architecture," Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture 2 (1986): 12-23
JB Jackson, “By Way of Conclusion: How to Study the Landscape,” Landscape in Sight: Looking at America, Edited by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977): 307-320.

Villa Terrace
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/villa/hd_villa.htm
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/i/italian-renaissance-villas-and-gardens/
James Ackerman, The Villa as Paradigm, Perspecta 22, Paradigms of Architecture (1986): 10-31
Chapter 1: Nature and Culture in the Garden, In Claudio Lazzaro, The Italian Renaissance Garden: From the Conventions of Planting, Design, Ornament to the Grand Gardens of Sixteenth Century Italy. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990): 8-19

Local Parks
http://www.lakeparkfriends.org/history.shtml
Lorne A. Platt,  "Planning Ideology and Geographic Thought in the Early Twentieth Century: Charles Whitnall's Progressive Era Park Designs for Socialist Milwaukee." Journal of Urban History 36:6 (2010): 771-91.
Galen Cranz, “Women in Urban Parks
,” Signs 5: 3, (Spring, 1980): S79-S95