Michelle Provoost, "The Banality of Good"
Keynote (Rethinking the Social in Architecture)
- Anne Lacaton, "Pleasure Inhabiting"
- Dana Cuff, "Uncommon Ground: Architecture in Danger"
- Doina Petrescu and Constantin Petcou, "Designing Agencies of Commons"
- Michelle Provoost, "The Banality of Good"
The Reader collects brief presentations of ongoing and planned research in the environment presented during the symposium Rethinking the Social in Architecture, held at Umeå School of Architecture, February 6-8 2013.
List of publications by researchers connected to us compiled August 2013.
Architects in Formation
Architects in Formation examines the formation of the architect in relation to architectural education and connected research cultures, combining historical, pedagogical and epistemological perspectives developed in the three other program areas.
Critical Historiography examines the role of history in architecture and the operative relations between architectural history, education, research and design practice. In the contemporary global cultural industry the role of architecture has taken on significantly new forms.
Critical Projections examines the role and identity of the architectural project as an emancipatory practice, able to articulate, project, assess and debate alternative architectural and social possibilities for the future.
Material Conditions examines the contemporary significance of architecture as a material agent for social transformative change. In the wake of current global challenges it has become urgent to develop theories and methods that in a direct and detailed manner can address and critically analyse the…