Alexander Eisenschmidt

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    College: Architecture and the Arts Department: Architecture
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: School of Architecture (MC 030) Phone: 312-996-3335
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Relationship between city and architecture (from the metropolis to the contemporary global city); dynamism between architectural space and the networks and infrastructures of the city; urban interiors within the metropolis; productive rethinking of the modern city as a springboard for architectural speculation

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 6

    Qualifications of a Student:
    3rd or 4th year student in architecture, urban design, or graphic design

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    The student will assist on the research for a book project, entitled The Good Metropolis, which focuses on the productive tension between the modern city and architectural form. Students will help with research in the library, analyzing drawings, and diagramming urban scenarios. This research might also find its way into exhibitions.

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