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Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation: The Reproduction of Post-Fordism in Late-Twentieth-Century Architecture
Studying the relation of architecture to society, this book explains the manner in which the discipline of architecture adjusted itself in order to satisfy new pressures by society. Consequently, itExpand
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Introduction: The Participatory Turn in Urbanism
This issue of Footprint examines the recent participatory turn in urban planning and urban design. It discusses the co-opting of participatory processes by planning departments, the systematicExpand
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Urban Asymmetries: Studies and Projects on Neoliberal Urbanization
The current global economic crisis provides an ideal backdrop for reviewing the dire consequences that neoliberal urban policies have had upon the city, and for discussing possible alternatives toExpand
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The Efficacy of Architecture: Political Contestation and Agency
A significant ideological transition has taken place in the discipline of architecture in the last few years. Originating in a displeasure with the ‘starchitecture’ system and the focus on aestheticExpand
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The Participatory Turn in Urbanism
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Autonomy and commerce: the integration of architectural autonomy
  • T. Kaminer
  • Engineering
  • Architectural Research Quarterly
  • 1 March 2007
More than three decades ago, the architectural historian Manfredo Tafuri pessimistically concluded that a revolutionary architecture cannot precede a social revolution. In this comment, he summed upExpand
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The Triumph of the Insignificant
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The use of commons in urban struggles
The normalisation of Thamesmead