Rebuilding the American City: Patty Heyda on "the politics behind the design"
Multimedia, Interview — Liam Otten, Archinect, 07th February 2018
How do you restore community? Do you honor local context? Or do you bulldoze everything and try to start again?
Patty Heyda: Rebuilding the American city
In "Rebuilding the America City" (2016), Heyda and co-author David Gamble, of Harvard University, offer Botanical Heights as a case study in 21st-century redevelopment. The book explores the histories, pressures and biases that have shaped the area since its founding, as well as the strategies now powering its resurgence.