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Making the Local: Anthropology & the Suburban Citizen

@inproceedings{Jeevendrampillai2016MakingTL,
  title={Making the Local: Anthropology \& the Suburban Citizen},
  author={David Jeevendrampillai},
  year={2016}
}
Through anthropology at the edge, this thesis looks at how social projects form in dialogic relation to the ‘other’ as they meet and contest the meaning, values and forms of the material world. This PhD emerged between two social projects who aimed to make better suburbs. One, the Adaptable Suburbs Project (ASP) aimed to release the “untapped potential” of suburbs through a methodology of architectural analysis that combined different data sources. An online mapping platform aimed to collect… 

The Human Figure and Urban Ground: Cyborgs and the City

  • A. Parkhurst
  • Art
    The New bioethics : a multidisciplinary journal of biotechnology and the body
  • 2016
TLDR
This paper briefly follows self-described cyborgs who delimit the body through sensory ‘enhancement’ in an effort to disrupt common relationships between the human figure and the urban ground.

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This article reexamines the Narkomfin Social Condenser not as a discrete architectural form but as one of a series of many iterations that must be taken into consideration as an emerging whole over

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