Translating Utopia: FSA Architecture and Le Corbusier’s Ville Radieuse

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March 2014 California Design Colloquium, UC Berkeley, CA. The California Design Research Group, which comprises scholars in the University of California system whose research concerns Californian architecture, landscape architecture, and design, held its first bi-annual Graduate Student Colloquium: NEW THINKING ABOUT CALIFORNIA. PhD candidates from Europe and the United States presented papers on topics addressing Californian architecture, landscape architecture, and design. I was one of them, presenting “Farm Security Administration Architecture
and Le Corbusier’s Radiant Farm. My respondent was Christopher Alexander of the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles.