Anna Talley


Hospitals, Michael Murphy explained, offer unique opportunities for exploring how architecture adapts to the needs of both the individual and the public.

Melissa DelVecchio emphasized how tradition can be combined with invention to rediscover lost classical heritage, and hopes that Project Soane, which she described as a “continued, ongoing, evolving piece of scholarship,” will serve as a model for future initiatives.

What was made clear throughout the all-day symposium on January 30 is that twenty-first century civic space is not centered around institutions, but is instead being shaped by architects, urban planners, and activists across the globe.