Are the Suburbs a Mistake? Reflections on Urbanism and Natural Law
Philip Bess, Director of Graduate Studies and Professor at the School of Architecture, Notre Dame
Is it a moral imperative to attempt to make settlements that promote human flourishing? If so, which formal architectural characteristics do this?
Philip Bess is a professor and the director of Graduate Studies at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, where he teaches graduate urban design and theory, and continues his professional work as a design consultant for municipalities, architects and community development corporations working through the office of Thursday Associates. Prof. Bess holds an M.Arch from the University of Virginia (1981), a Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) from the Harvard Divinity School (1976), and a B.A. from Whittier College (1973).
April 20, 2010 --
7:15 - 8:45 pm Mortara Center Conference Room