CfP The Architecture of Capital

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Call for papers for an interesting panel in the next AAG meeting in San Francisco. Mor info here.

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The Architecture of Capital: Rethinking the Geographies of Design in a Planetary Moment

AAG Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 29-April 2, 2016

Organizers

Adam Kaasa, Royal College of Art

Pushpa Arabindoo, University College London

SUPPORTED BY THE UCL URBAN LABORATORY

Following the emergence of a renewed debate about the relationship of architecture to processes of capitalist urbanization, a series of opposing conceptions of architectural or design methods have been espoused as either a tool of capital (Brenner 2015), or as a space of political imagination (Lefebvre 2014). Within architecture itself, the discourse similarly moves between the emancipatory politics of an architectural imagination (Lahiji 2014), and the persistence of early Marxist criticism established by Manfredo Tafuri (1979) and Frederic Jameson (1998) that architecture is an integral part of the capitalist project…

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