SPUR Evening Symposium: BLDGBLOG the book: A talk with author Geoff Manaugh

"Join us for an evening of architectural conjecture, urban speculation and landscape futures with BLDGBLOG author Geoff Manaugh. Released last year, the BLDGBLOG book compiles Manaugh’s famous genre-defying insights into five chapters—blending history, design, urban exploration, science fiction, climate change and city planning with a keen interest in how humans shape the built environment. Whether you’re a fan of the blog or book, this is an event you won’t want to miss!"

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