Reading List

List Creator

Mireille Roddier

University of Michigan

Sunday Mornings


  • Online

    The Social Project

    Places Journal

    On the complex architectural and social legacy of postwar public housing in the banlieues that ring contemporary Paris.

  • Online

    Notes Toward a History of Non-Planning

    Places Journal

    The argument about the strength of government and the freedom of the marketplace has been boiling for decades. It is more relevant than ever.

  • Online

    Motor City Breakdown

    Places Journal

    A sweeping review of Detroit’s portrayal in recent books and films.

  • Online

    Paper Architecture, Emerging Urbanism

    Places Journal

    Underemployed designers are proposing speculative solutions to unfolding environmental crises and infrastructural needs. Let’s ground this work in the realities of urban design.

  • Online

    The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit

    Places Journal

    What if Detroit has become a new sort of urban formation that only appears depleted through the lens of conventional urbanism?

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