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Otium is our biannual journal. Through this publication, we hope to preserve Doug Allen’s legacy and build on that foundation with original articles, transcriptions of his legendary History of Urban Form course, interviews, and other resources that explore Doug’s influence and advance his ideas.

Digital editions are available for free at the links below:

Issue 01, Fall 2016

Issue 02, Summer 2017

Or receive a printed edition of Otium for $50/issue. Please use the SSL-secure form below and specify which issue of Otium you would like in the “Add a note” line. Checks made payable to “Douglas C. Allen Institute” may also be mailed to 115 Perimeter Center Place, Suite 170, Atlanta GA 30346.

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The Douglas C. Allen Institute is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization. Any financial contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent under the law.