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BOOM INTERVIEW: MIKE DAVIS

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A.UD Professor and cityLAB director Dana Cuff in conversation with Mike Davis, author of a City of Quartz,(1990) in a Boom Interview.

Remaining a central figure of a discipline at the intersection of geography, sociology, and architecture known as the Los Angeles School of Urbanism, Davis is now in retirement from the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside. Earlier this summer, he invited architectural educator and director of UCLA’s cityLAB Dana Cuff and dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design Jennifer Wolch into his San Diego home to discuss his career, his writings, and his erstwhile and ongoing efforts to understand Los Angeles.

 

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