John King in conversation with Michael Corbet

Thursday Sep 22 2011   7:00 PM
Builder's Booksource  1817 Fourth St., Berkeley, CA  map

Join Cityscapes author John King in conversation with Michael Corbet, author of Port City. Together they will explore all the different ways to look at and read the city, and the value of knowing the context of what we’re looking at, rather than simply passing judgment.

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John KingJohn King is the San Francisco Chronicle’s urban design critic. He joined the paper in 1992 and has been in his current post since 2001. His writing on architecture and urban design has been honored by groups including the California Preservation Foundation, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the California chapters of the American Institute of Architects and the American Planning Association. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2002 and 2003.