Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Second Hand Spaces – Recycling Sites Undergoing Urban Transformation

At vacant sites, second hand spaces draw on the atmosphere, the traces, the remains, and the history of their previous uses. Their actors develop an individual aesthetic out of such … Continue reading

Thursday, 29 November 2012 · Leave a comment

Architecture and climate change

Zaheer Allam –¬†While the growing awareness about global warming issues is thought to incite changes in human decisions and activities, architecture, on the other hand, continues to mislead. The aesthetics … Continue reading

Monday, 19 November 2012 · Leave a comment

From Dom-ino to Polykatoikia

In recent years there has been a resurgence of the “informal city” within the discourse on architecture and urbanism. In times of economic recession, the “informal” is often advocated as … Continue reading

Thursday, 8 November 2012 · Leave a comment