About the Author
Ross King is a professorial fellow (and former Dean) at Melbourne University's Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. Educated as an architect and urban planner, he also studied under Louis Kahn at the University of Pennsylvania, sitting at the feet of such modernist luminaries as Le Corbusier, Lewis Mumford, and Arnold Toynbee. He has practiced as an architect, planner and policy analyst, taught at the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne, and researched (among other things) the complexities of urban housing markets, the cultural contexts and economic effects of urban and landscape design, and theories of design.
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