From "Isolated Buildings" by David Schalliol in MASContext 3: Work.
A quick invite to entice you to see my selection of articles from the archives of MAS Context.
Flipping through a stack of browser tabs to uncover a hidden thread within the archives of MAS Context, I found myself interested in the tensions and latent cross-provocations gravitating around ideas of social practices. In a Fall 2010 number devoted entirely to the theme of “Public,” editor in chief Iker Gil wrote, with lucid foresight of what was to come in various 2011 uprisings: “Why react when we can act? We want a PUBLIC that demands more and proposes more.” And that’s exactly what happened this year, it would appear.
But to judge by voices and images in MASContext, there has not been (fortunately!) a monolithic approach within the architecture and architecture-related disciplines about how exactly to act... Read the Rest...
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