Category Archives: Berlin

Berlin in America

[Note: This is a short unpublished paper I wrote in 2002. It related to a “Berlin in America” symposium I had organized at the University of Iowa concerning the interrelationship between urban public spaces and the long-term sustainability of democracy. … Continue reading

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Berlin in America: A Symposium about the Relationship between Urban Spaces and the Term Viability of Democracy

James A. Throgmorton. 2002. International Accents 3, 1 (Fall/Winter): 1 ff. On June 21-22, 2002, an interdisciplinary group of scholars gathered at the University of Iowa to discuss and explore the relationship between the physical design of urban spaces and … Continue reading

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Where Was the Wall Then? Where Is It Now?

James Throgmorton. 2004. Planning Theory & Practice 5, 3 (September): 349-365. This article investigates the power of ‘walls’ to constrain thought and silence diverse voices of reason within planning. Using die Mauer (The Berlin Wall) as a linking metaphor, this … Continue reading

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Planning as Persuasive Storytelling in a Global Scale Web of Relationships

James A. Throgmorton. 2003. Planning Theory 2, 2: 125-151. This article revisits my earlier (1996 and prior) claim that planning can be thought of as a form of persuasive storytelling about the future. It responds to three broad lines of … Continue reading

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