- Paperback: 214 pages
- Publisher: Permanent Black; First edition (2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 8178243059
- ISBN-13: 978-8178243054
- Package Dimensions: 23.8 x 18.2 x 1.4 cm
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Jon Lang is Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia where he served as the Head of the School of Architecture during the 1990s. Earlier, in the 1980s he was Director of the Urban Design Program at the University of Pennsylvania where he taught from 1970 to 1990. Professor Lang was born in Calcutta and educated there, as well as in South Africa and the United States. He has served as a UNESCO consultant in Turkey and a NATO Fellow in Belgium. As a Ford Foundation Fellow he has taught at The Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur. He has worked professionally as an architect, urban designer and educator in both North and South America, in Europe and in Asia. Jon Lang is co-author with Madhavi Desai and Miki Desai of Architecture and Independence: The Search for Identity (1997). He is also the author of Creating Architectural Theory(1987) and Urban Design: the American Experience (1994).