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Spatial Politics

reclaiming the right to the city

 

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Oct '11 - Dec '11

 
  • Incentivizing Retrofits in Earthquake Vulnerable Cities

    Tagged advocacy

    The science magazine Nature recently published a series of articles on post-reconstruction Haiti that turned up this article, Lessons from the Haiti Earthquake advocating safe construction as a way to mitigate earthquake death and destruction. What I found interesting was its points on economic...


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This blog is a way for me to think through an idea of architecture as a vehicle for advocacy. I want to be rigorous about this; to understand our everyday spaces as a product of dominant political orders, and then unpack notions of space and politics as a way to critique them. I adopt this method in order to establish a logical foundation from which to construct a model of critical architecture. This can play out in many ways, I'd like to use the blog as a way of structuring these ideas.

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