ARCHITECTURES, TERRITORIES, LANDSCAPES GROUP
Alice, Rachel, Meg, Ana, Aditi, Erin
The ATL Group asks that you please read the following:
- Thomas Thwaites, Preface and “Deconstruction” in Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch (Princeton Architectural Press, 2011): 13-44 [available via ProQuest Ebook Central, which is accessible through TNS and NYU libraries].
- FYI: Thwaites is speaking at Columbia on Friday, 11/8, at 4pm!
- Stewart Brand, Chapter 2 in How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They’re Built (Penguin, 1994) [pp 35-61 on pdf].
- Daniel Weiss, Gregor Harbusch and Bruno Maurer, “CIAM 4 and the ‘Unanimous’ Origins of Modernist Urban Planning,” ArchDaily (February 7, 2015).
- Ursula K. LeGuin, “The Critics, the Monsters, and the Fantasists,”The Wordsworth Circle 38:1/2 (2007): 83-7.
- Peruse a few articles from Concrete Week in The Guardian, particularly those critiquing concrete’s environmental and social impacts (the article about its destructiveness is also available as a podcast), detailing its complex aesthetics, and recapping its socialist past.
- Pauline Gourlet, The Mobiles of Governance: review Methodology [see bubble @ top-right] and scroll through the Mobiles.
- Jai Sen, “On Open Space: Explorations Towards a Vocabulary of a More Open Politics” Antipode 42:4 (2010): 994-1018.
- Post a slide to our response deck by midnight on Monday?
- Miriam Posner, “See No Evil,” Logic Magazine 4 (2018).
- Michelle Murphy, “Experimental Otherwise” in The Economization of Life (Duke University Press, 2018): 105-109.
- Liza Mogel & Alexis Bhagat, eds., An Atlas of Radical Cartography (Los Angeles: The Journal of
Aesthetics Protest Press, 2008).
- James Georgalakis, “Why Policy Networks Don’t Work the Way We Think They Do,” Institute of Development Studies (2019) [a data visualization of global ebola policy and research networks].
- Ingrid Burrington, “Tracing the Byzantine Maze of the Companies That Have Come To Control America’s Internet,” Quartz (October 5, 2016).
- Deborah Cowan, “The City and the City (and the City): Infrastructure in the Breach,” Society + Space (2017).
- Lauren Berlant, “The Commons; Infrastructures for Troubling Times,” Environment & Planning D 34:3 (2016): 393-419.
- Oli Mould, “Brutalism Redux: Relational Monumentality and the Urban Politics of Brutalist Architecture,” Antipode 49:3 (2016): 701–20.
- Eric Klinenberg, Introduction, Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life (Penguin, 2018).
- Keller Easterling, Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space (Verso, 2014) [available via EBSCO through TNS libraries].