GGR217H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Haussmann'S Renovation Of Paris, City Beautiful Movement, International Trade

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Professor Katharine Rankin Sept. 19, 2016
GGR217 LECTURE 2
A Dialectical Relationship (between us and the city):
Socio-Spatial Practices Planning/Architecture
CITY
Economy Environment
Winston Churchill “We make the city and the city makes us.”
THEMES OF THE COURSE
1. The urban landscape is something we interact with every day; but we are so immersed in
it that it is invisible to us.
2. The urban landscape is not a neutral backdrop to our livesit affects the way we live in
profound ways.
3. Planning and Architecture can be understood as attempts to create social change
through the arrangement of physical space.
INDUSTRIAL CITY
Transition to modernity
Industrial revolution
Outcomes profit and surplus + social costs
Discussion on Engels’ “The Great Towns”
Film clips Modern Times + Metropolis
Planning responses to industrial city Haussmann and City, Beautiful Movement
PRE-MODREN MODERN
“modernity” refers to the experience of the modern world
rural urban
Ex. Premodern city Kathmandu, Nepal
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A dialectical relationship (between us and the city): Winston churchill we make the city and the city makes us. Industrial revolution: transition to modernity, outcomes profit and surplus + social costs, discussion on engels" the great towns , film clips modern times + metropolis, planning responses to industrial city haussmann and city, beautiful movement. Pre-modren modern: modernity refers to the experience of the modern world rural urban. Colonialism is key in imperialist centre relying on colonies for the import of raw materials (such as cotton for cloth) Iron, coal, and other raw materials saw massive growth (new uses for iron and glass) New techniques of smelting iron and making glass resulted in tremendous increases in production. Made possible new uses of iron and glass that could enclose huge spaces. Paris exhibition (1889: economic philosophy (during i. r. ) Adam smith, father of capitalism (wealth of nations, 1776) Economics (wealth creation) is ruled by objective laws (like architects)

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