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The Efficacy of Architecture: Political Contestation and Agency

@inproceedings{Kaminer2016TheEO,
  title={The Efficacy of Architecture: Political Contestation and Agency},
  author={T. Kaminer},
  year={2016}
}
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 aesthetic innovation, a growing number of architects, emboldened by the 2007–8 economic crisis, have staged a rebellion against the dominant mode of architectural production. Against a ‘disinterested’ position emulating high art, they have advocated political engagement, citizen participation and the right to… Expand
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