Archinect - News 2014-04-19T00:52:28-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/55264927/the-ideology-of-publication-conversation-with-bernd-upmeyer The Ideology of Publication / Conversation with Bernd Upmeyer croixe 2012-08-14T13:09:00-04:00 >2012-08-20T20:57:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5l/5l5bzkpp103d6ckr.jpg" width="514" height="694" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong>Urbanism is one of those malleable concepts that defy definition. A flexible subject where, by trying to lock it within a specific scope, its validity sometimes gets undermined and its potential spoiled.</strong></p> <p> <strong>But when a magazine develops and maintains its own way to portray the multiple faces, forms, shapes, relationships, arguments, contradictions, images, consequences, and messages of the discipline that is supposed to carry the unbearable load of thinking the city, then the exercise of defining urbanism becomes an enriching intellectual journey.</strong></p> <p> <strong><a href="http://www.monu-magazine.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MONU</a> (Magazine on Urbanism) was born in 2004 in Rotterdam. What was originally an almost underground magazine made available through a pdf dossier and a stapled black and white print has evolved into one of the main independent publications, a reference for the collective intelligence of urbanism, and an icon of exquisite aesthetics.</strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1p/1pbt1ip43utc27fp.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <strong>Set to satisfy a growing urbanophilic hunger, MONU has thrown into the mix an intoxicating mixture o...</strong></p>