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Civism and Cities
Architecture + Urbanism: Critical, Sustainable, and Continuing Cultures
Christopher C Miller PhD
Christopher C. Miller Ph.D. Curriculum Vitae
About and Judson architecture
Thriving Cities: The Beautiful (2015)
Instauration of Place and a Short History of Space (2011)
Sizing Style: Commercial Architecture in Cities (2004)
Assist Your Community?
Consulting and Practice
Traditional or New Urbanism
Civic Architectural Theory
Immigration, Architecture, and Urbanism
Urbanism and Communities of Faith
How we do things …
Architecture of Conviviality / Theories of the Visual
Topics: Research and Resources
Protected: Paper Draft: general feedback
Architecture of Cities
Architecture of Cities: Lectures and Supporting Materials
Protected: Digital Media on Urbanism
City for All
City Plat Parti
Architecture of Cities: Reading Guides
Final Essay: New Town San Francesco
Savannah Continuità (remarks on past projects)
Palazzo for the Piazza della Rotunda
Protected: Architecture of Cities: Tour and Study (Elgin, St. Charles, Geneva)
Architecture of Cities: Fieldtrip to Chicago and Chicagoland
Morphology Research Project
Research: Block, Lot, and Type
Research: Building and Place Types for Morphology Project
Research: Block, Lot, and Type. Comments.
Research: Block, Lot, and Type – Charleston
Research: Pedestrian Network Potential
Essay and Comments: Type in Alberti’s Treatise
Essay: Crabgrass Frontiers
Essay and Comments: Sansovino’s Ensemble and the Theater as a Type for Collective Memory
Final Essay (draft Dec. 3, 2012)
Essay and Comments: Jane Jacobs’s Death and Life of Great American Cities
Portfolio (Architecture, Urbanism, Recognition, Elgin, etc.)
Project Type: urbanism
Elgin. Train Station, State at Chicago; aerial view from Southwest.
Rome. San Francesco in Trastevere.
Gowanus, Brooklyn: From Resilience to Sustainability (Congress for the New Urbanism Illinois Charter Award 2016)
Charleston. Architecture School
Norton Commons near Louisville. Meeting House
Charleston. Architecture School
Italian Hillside Town
Elgin, Illinois. City Hall on Center Street between Highland and Division Streets.
Richmond. Four Proposals for Complete Neighborhoods
Richmond. Shockoe Revitalization
Rome: Roma Interrotta Sketch Project
Grand Rapids. City Hall and Urban Intervention (published in the Classicist 2013).
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Archives Building (Published in The Classicist 2014).
Bath UK. A Market for Bath: Fitting Type to Local Character (Chicago Midwest Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Academic Acanthus Award 2016)
Lafayette Louisiana. Vision for Lafayette (Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Award 2015 Honorable Mention)
Rome. Roma Interrotta Revisited
Washington DC: Re-Urbanization and Council Hall
Washington, DC. Southwest Quadrant Re-Urbanization
Lochgelly, Scotland. City Centre (Student Design Awards 2015 and The Classicist 2013).
Orwigsburg. Urban Intervention and Library (Congress for the New Urbanism Illinois Charter Award 2014)
Evanston: Re-Urbanization and City Hall (published in The Classicist 2013).
Charleston: Symphony Hall
Savannah. Morphological Analysis and Urban Interventions.
Fergus Falls. Concert Hall (Student Design Awards Honorable Mentions: Architecture and Computer Rendering. Published in the Classicist 2013).
Savannah. Christ Church (Chicago Midwest Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Academic Acanthus Award 2016. Published in the Classicist 2013).
Fergus Falls. Downtown Plan 2060 (Student Design Awards 2015 Honorable Mention: Urban Design).
Elgin Urban Intervention and Orthodox Church N.Brooks Studio
Rockford, IL. East State District Design Workshop
Boston. Urban Intervention and Boston City Hall (Student Design Awards 2015 Honorable Mention: Computer Rendering; published in the Classicist 2012).
Annapolis Ego Alley
Fez. Urban Intervention and Medrasa (2015 Student Design Awards Winner: District, Neighborhood, Corridor Urban Design; and Honorable Mention: Urban Design: Block, Street, Square Urban Design. Published in the Classicist 2012).
London: Chelsea Barracks Re-Urbanization and Church (published in the Classicist 2012).
Elgin. Urban Intervention and Railway Station (published in the Classicist 2009).
Chicago. Edgewater Urban Sanctuary (AIAS/AARP Livable Communities Honorable Mention 2009)
Elgin. Rail Station.
Elgin: Re-Urbanization and Gifford Hall
Elgin. Re-urbanization and new City Hall (published in the Classicist 2009).
Rome: Palazzo for the Piazza della Rotunda (published in the Classicist 2007).
London. Addition to St.-Martin-in-the-Fields (published in the Classicist 2009).
Saranda, Albania. Urban Intervention and City Hall.
Elgin. Re-Urbanization and City Hall (published in the Classicist 2009).