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Circulation & Urbanization
by Ross Exo Adams

Ildefons Cerdà coined the term “urbanization” in the 1860s. Architect and historian Ross Exo Adams takes the Spanish engineer’s writings as a starting point to tell a much longer story of the relationship between circulation and power.

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Ross Exo Adams
Sage Publications
January 2019

Ross Exo Adams is Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Architecture at Bard College. He is the author of Circulation and Urbanization (Sage, 2019) and he has written widely on the intersections of architecture and urbanism with geographies and histories of power. His research has been supported by fellowships and grants from the Royal Institute of British Architects, The London Consortium, Iowa State University, and The MacDowell Colony.

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