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Conference focuses on the contemporary city, Oct. 21-22

Architects and scholars will gather for a conference, "In Search of the Public: The Architecture of the Contemporary City," Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22, in the Architecture Building.

Discussions will focus on changes in the structure and form of the American city and how they affect and transform public spaces that were once synonymous with cities. Speakers will examine how architecture can play an active role in the creation of new public spaces and in the future of the American city.

The conference is sponsored by the School of Architecture, Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, Policy Research Institute for the Region and Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.

For more details and a list of speakers, visit the conference Web site.

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