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Schizophrenic Perspectives and the Built Environment: The Story of Jacques Besse

In response to the “insipient musicality” of the built environment of a busy intersection in Paris, French composer Jacques Besse stepped out into oncoming traffic. Learn more about the relationship between schizophrenic perspectives and the complexity of urban environments in this English translation of Besse’s work by UW UDP’s own Keith Harris.

Video: UDP Lecture Series- Lauren Hood, Rosa Lopez, and Madeleine Spencer

Creating great urban neighborhoods and taking action for environmental justice go hand in hand. Through their work, Lauren Hood, Rosa Lopez, and Madeleine Spencer discussed that crucial connection and ways we can envision and attain just and sustainable future cities. Learn more in this recording of their discussion in the UDP lecture series.