Hometown, Alaska: Architecture of our new major buildings

museum expansionAnchorage has recently added a museum expansion, a convention center, a University library, and a number of Midtown office buildings. Each new building helps define the urban landscape of our city. We’ll ask what you think of these new buildings, and talk about how they fit in with design and planning concepts for northern cities. Charles Wohlforth hosts, architect, Mike Mense and city planner Tom Davis this afternoon at 2:00 Hometown, Alaska.

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth, independent journalist and Alaskan author


  • Mike Mense, architect, mmenseArchitects
  • Tom Davis, senior planner, Municipality of Anchorage

LIVE: Wed, October 28, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEAT: Wed, October 28, 2009 at 10:00 p.m.


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