Video Archive | Urban planning (126)

Kevin Lynch Interview Dream And Reality Architecture And...
Kevin Lynch discusses the Government Center Project in Boston as a means of successful urban planning. Lynch describes typical...
Kevin Lynch Interview Dream And Reality Architecture And...
Kevin Lynch discusses his ideas on how people perceive space through movement, memory, and recognition. He talks about his...
Kevin Lynch Interview Dream And Reality Architecture And...
In this MIT Department of Architecture educational video resource, Kevin Lynch brings his formidable knowledge and experience of...
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Goldstein continues his presentation with a project in downtown Reno, Nevada. The program includes casino spaces, large...
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Herb Kahn discusses various issues related to the planning of future public transportations in the central business district of...
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Herb Kahn discusses various issues related to the planning of future public transportations in the central business district of...

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Kevin Lynch discusses the Government Center Project in Boston as a means of successful urban planning. Lynch describes typical urban development patterns and how those patterns helped him realize a concept for the commission. He goes through the steps of his design and describes how political interests and economics have the ultimate say in how urban plans take shape.


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Kevin Lynch discusses his ideas on how people perceive space through movement, memory, and recognition. He talks about his theories and their impact on urban planning. Lynch describes his hopes for the future of city development and his fear that urban planning will become an elitist contingent of the developer, reflecting only an interest in profit. He reveals his hope for the resurgence of “neighborhood making” and how educational institutions are ultimately responsible for understanding and interpreting the dynamics and complexities of the urban environment.


Kevin Lynch Interview Dream And Reality Architecture And Urban Planning

In this MIT Department of Architecture educational video resource, Kevin Lynch brings his formidable knowledge and experience of urban planning to an interview with Anne Buttimer. Lynch answers questions about his theories on city development while dealing with the political struggles and economic realities of his profession. He discusses his planning project for downtown Boston as a means of relating a successful example of how he was able to revive a decrepit urban area and make it a profitable experience for the developers and the inhabitants.

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February 26, 1976 | Video Lecturer: ,

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Goldstein continues his presentation with a project in downtown Reno, Nevada. The program includes casino spaces, large entertainment zones and a new hotel tower to connect to an existing hotel. He presents a tower in Houston with different facade concepts on each of the four sides. Goldstein shows two projects in San Francisco. He explains the importance of Market Street in negotiating the two misaligned downtown grids of San Francisco and his interest in creating a geometry to respond to this grid.