An interview with Jean Gottmann on urban geography

Authors

  • Miloš Perović
  • Jean Gottmann

Keywords:

Gottmann, Urban Geography

Abstract

The author is Professor of History of Modern Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, received his M.Sc in architecture and town-planning in Belgrade and at the Athens Center of Ekistics, Athens, Greece, and his Ph. D at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade. He is the author of many books including Computer Atlas of Belgrade (Belgrade, 1976, second edition in Serbian and English as Research into the Urban Structure of Belgrade, Belgrade, 2002), Lessons of the Past (Belgrade, 1985), four volumes on the history of modern architecture in the world 1750 to present, Serbian 20th Century Architecture: From Historicisim to Second Modernism (Belgrade, 2003), and numerous articles published in scientific and professional journals. He has had one-man exhibitions of his experimental town-planning projects in Ljubljana (1977), Zagreb(1978), Belgrade (1978), Paris (1981), Dublin (1981), and at the Gallery of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London (1986). He has lectured at New York University, the Institute of Fine Arts (New York), Princeton University, Columbia University (New York), Ohio State University (Columbus), Athens Center of Ekistics, University of Cambridge (UK), and the Royal Institute of British Architects. The text that follows was one of several interviews of Dr Perovió with selected participants in the Delos Symposia (international meetings on boardship organized by the Athens Center of Ekistics, 1963-1972) first published in the journal Sinteza (Ljubljana) and later in a separate book entitled Dialogues with the Delians in both Serbian and English, Ljublijana, 1978.

Published

2003-08-01

How to Cite

Perović, M., & Gottmann, J. (2003). An interview with Jean Gottmann on urban geography. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 70(420/421), pp. 140-146. Retrieved from http://ekisticsjournal.org/index.php/journal/article/view/280