RA4 a New Sociospatial Dialect

In David Fleming’s City of Rhetoric, chapter eight titled Toward a New Sociospatial Dialect, Fleming addresses the issue about creating the best possible society. What I believe this chapter basically comes down to is that even if it were possible to create a world where everyone was given the exact same chance with the same benefits […]

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RA3 The New Urbanism

In David Fleming’s City of Rhetoric Chapter 6 discusses his idea of a new urbanism. The main point that Fleming is trying to address is that what “new urbanism” basically boils down too is the fact that many cities across the country are being gentrified. Now whether gentrification is a good thing, a bad thing, […]

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Reading Analysis 6

 In Suzanne Ticks article titled, His and Hers: Design in Post-Gender Society, Tick explains that in our society today gender is becoming irrelevant. Tick argues that gender is no longer a definitive aspect of a person, and that designers need to react to this to encourage acceptance. Feminism is becoming more and more prevalent around […]

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His & Hers?

In her article “His & Hers?”, Suzanne Tick argues how designers around the world should be more inclined to change the perception of what people wear without caring about the gender. What anyone decides to wear needs to be equally accepted. The author mentions how modernism should keep being a necessary transformation in society. As […]

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The Afterword

In the afterword of City of Rhetoric, David Fleming argues that in order for the American society to progress and become even better then us humans should realize of the importance between social trends and the environment. The afterword is rather different from the other chapters in the book because in here Fleming uses various […]

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Final Chapter

In his final City of Rhetoric chapter, author David Fleming argues that it is extremely difficult to design environments that are conducive to human flourishing. Even though there is difficulty in such task, humans still keep trying. Through his exploration of these environments, Fleming briefly states, “But designing for people is not just about ensuring […]

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