Vol. 5, no.1 Social Practice and the Laissez-faire Metropolis: Dwight Perkins in Chicago, 1895 – 1915

Keywords: Chicago, Dwight Perkins, urban design, social practice


Abstract: This paper discusses the architectural and urban design work of Dwight Perkins in the early 20th century. It underlines his then innovative collaborations with social scientists and suggest his plans still contained ideas that are of use and importance today.

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