Reading List

List Creator

Lisa Conrad

California College of the Arts

Libraries


  • Online

    Library as Infrastructure

    Places Journal

    Reading room, social service center, innovation lab. How far can we stretch the public library?

  • Online

    Little Libraries in the Urban Margins

    Places Journal

    One of the most promising dimensions of tactical urbanism is the rise of pop-up, guerrilla, and ad-hoc libraries.

  • Online

    Public Library: An American Commons

    Places Journal

    A photo survey of public libraries across the United States, emphasizing their vital — now threatened — role in our communities.

  • Online

    Building Data

    Places Journal

    Metadata as history? The team behind Archipedia grapples with the critical challenges of digital scholarship.

  • Online

    Indexing the World of Tomorrow

    Places Journal

    How the 1939 World’s Fair anticipated our current obsession with urban data science and “smart” cities.

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