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49 Cities at SPUR: Exhibit opening on Mar 9!

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  • Asha Agrawal
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      Come see 49 Cities in its first west-coast installation!

      An exhibition curated by Amale Andraos and Dan Wood of Work AC, 49 Cities
      explores several centuries of unrealized urbanism, all the way from the
      Roman city to the great utopian projects of the 20th century. Through
      plans, sections, diagrams, charts and scale drawings, 49 cities are
      observed statistically and presented in an unprecedented comparative
      study, the result of a research project conducted over several years.

      This history of utopian urbanism provides a remarkable insight into our
      understanding of the contemporary metropolis.

      Join us for an opening program and reception with 49 Cities curator Dan
      Wood, architect and ecological designer Sim Van der Ryn and Jennifer
      Wolch, dean of the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design, who will
      discuss and debate their varied approaches toward a common goal of
      achieving a healthier, more resource-efficient world.

      We’ll conclude with a wine-and-cheese reception in the storefront gallery,
      where guests will vote on their favorite utopian vision!

      49 Cities opening symposium and reception
      Tuesday, March 9, 6pm
      SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street
      $10-$20 sliding scale admission for SPUR members and general public
      This event will sell out! Register in advance to reserve your seat.

      Admission for this event will be a $10-$20 sliding scale donation to help
      support SPUR's 2010 exhibition programming. Join SPUR at the door or
      online and your admission will be applied toward a one-year SPUR

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