Mar 6th 2015

Cloud Talk: Eric Mumford on Urbanism

Eric Mumford, Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, delivers PhD Program-sponsored Cloud Talk on Urbanism on Fri., Mar. 6, 2 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall

Eric Mumford is an architectural and urban design historian. He teaches history/theory courses, publishes peer-reviewed books and scholarly articles, and lectures widely outside of the Sam Fox School. He is the author of The CIAM Discourse on Urbanism, 1928-1960 (MIT Press, 2000), the only book-length history of the International Congress of Modern Architecture. He is also the editor and co-author of Josep LluĂ­s Sert; the architect of urban design (Yale University Press, 2008) and Modern Architecture in St. Louis: Washington University and postwar American architecture, 1948-1973 (Washington University/University of Chicago Press, 2004), and the sole author of Defining Urban Design: CIAM Architects and the formation of a discipline, 1937-69 (Yale University Press, 2009), as well as other works.