The Mike Davis Audio Collection

Reconceptualizing The Environment

Reconceptualizing The Environment : Taking Off The Blinders / Mike Davis| produced by John Martinez. Talk by Mike Davis, urban theorist, social critic, and author of a social history of Los Angeles entitled City of Quartz. He examines the need to reconceptualize knowledge of the physical environment in Southern California. His model is the indigenous cultural-historical knowledge joined with cutting edge scientific research. The talk was given as part of the Southern California Institute of Architecture Fall 1995 lecture series. – RECORDED: Southern California Institute of Architecture, 27 Sept. 1995.