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New Geographies, 3

Urbanisms of Color

Edited by Gareth Doherty

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$20.00 • £14.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9781934510261

Publication: August 2011


184 pages

70 color illustrations; 24 halftones

Harvard Graduate School of Design > New Geographies


  • Editorial [Gareth Doherty]
  • Color Coating/Coding in Ghana’s Mobility Marketplace [Yasmine Abbas and DK Osseo-Asare]
  • Indigo, to Be Precise [Johnny Quinn Alston]
  • Tirana, Beyond Color [Gjergj Bakallbashi, Enida Mitro, and Egest Gjinali]
  • A Bit of Nothing [David Batchelor]
  • The Red Tenda of Bologna [John Berger]
  • An Interview with Nicole Beattie [Petra Blaisse]
  • Color, Power, Velocity [William W. Braham]
  • Color as an Urban Discourse [Ricky Burdett and Adam Kaasa]
  • Urban Light and Color [Alex Byrne and David Hilbert]
  • The (Changing) Colors of the American City [Marco Cenzatti]
  • The Street as Venue for Chromatic Events [Carlos Cruz-Diez]
  • Accumulations [Julia Czerniak]
  • Green Blacktop [Peter Del Tredici]
  • The Pink and Red Diamond [Gareth Doherty]
  • Works [Olafur Eliasson]
  • Colorful Landmarks: How Color Shaped Public Space in 1950s Suburbia [Alan Hess]
  • Purple Ihram and the Feminine Beatitudes of Hajj [Mohja Kahf]
  • A Bit of Color Doesn’t Hurt [Alex Krieger]
  • Urban Impressions [Sylvia Lavin]
  • Brick in Rio [Moises Lino e Silva]
  • Palettes of Indifference: The City in the Studio [Charles A. Riley II]
  • Urban Imaginaries, Stadtblind, and the Colors of Berlin [Jesse Shapins]
  • Reading the Colors of Macao [Jianming Song, Yin Di, and Yifan Li]
  • From Ruskin to Pleasantville: Color as an Instrument of Social (Dis)agreement [Susan Nigra Snyder and George E. Thomas]
  • On Not Perceiving Urban Color [John R. Stilgoe]
  • The Colors of Water: Hydrology and Human Experience at the Taj Mahal [James L. Wescoat, Jr.]