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Article: Ellen Dunham-Jones on Koolhaas

Here is an interesting article by Ellen Dunham-Jones to follow up on our conversations regarding Koolhaas’  visions and narratives of the contemporary city:  http://places.designobserver.com/feature/rem-koolhaas-irrational-exuberance/37767/

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Readings on a territorial scale

Please post comments for the readings of April 8th – Boeri and Cosgrove – here before the morning of April 7th.

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The Generic City

Please post your comments  on Koolhaas’ texts – The Generic City,  Atlanta and Junkspace – here by the morning of the 17th.

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Terrain Vague Montreal – link

Worth looking at before next Monday’s session: http://roerichproject.artefati.ca/emergence/terrain-vague/ http://roerichproject.artefati.ca/

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Terrain Vague (and Pasolini’s Rome)

Please post your comments regarding Ignasi Solà Morales’ Terrain Vague and Francesco Careris’s Transurbance texts for Monday’s session here. After our round-table discussion during the first half of our session, guest speaker Luca Caminati will be discussing the notion of … Continue reading

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LA, Sunshine or Noir

Please post your comments on readings for our next session here. Mike Davis, Fortress Los Angeles: The militarization of Urban Space Aaron Betsky, Nothing but Flowers: Against Public Space Reyner Banham, Los Angeles, The Architecture of Four Ecologies (selection).

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Suburbia – links

Further to our discussion on suburbs and their representation: http://www.walkerart.org/calendar/2008/worlds-away-new-suburban-landscapes# http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2012/foreclosed/ http://www.nfb.ca/film/radiant_city and also..

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