Geoff Manaugh: Cities of the CDC

Lecture, in English, Paul Desmarais Theatre, 22 October 2009 , 7pm

Geoff Manaugh examines urban design in the context of epidemiology, pandemics and quarantine, including measures taken by the United States’ government agency Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.

Geoff Manaugh is the author of BLDGBLOG and The BLDGBLOG Book, and a contributing editor at Wired UK. His fall 2009 design studio Landscapes of Quarantine examines the spatial implications of quarantine – the results of which will be the subject of a public exhibition at Storefront for Art and Architecture in early 2010.

Lecture presented in English, followed by a book signing.


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