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Willkommensstadt: Wo Flüchtlinge wohnen und Städte lebendig werden. #BookReview

»Verbietet das Bauen!« Mit diesem Leitspruch argumentiert Daniel Fuhrhop seit einiger Zeit für den Erhalt und die Nutzung bestehender Bausubstanz und sammelt Ideen zur Beseitigung von Leerstand und der Belebung unserer Städte. In seinem jüngsten Buch konfrontiert er einige dieser … Continue reading

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Positions on Emancipation: Architecture between Aesthetics and Politics

The blurred lines of architecture between aesthetics and politics have been discussed during the “Positions of Emancipation” Symposium at University of Luxemburg (Schengen), over the last two days. Architecture has been largely characterised by a lack of clear positions, at … Continue reading

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Building Gravity: On Gravity in Architecture, Urban Development and Utopia

PROTOCOL Magazine’s recent issue (No. 8) showcases a variety of original works brought together under the theme of “the ground”. In their contribution “Building Gravity” Fernando Luiz Lara* (Austin University of Texas) and Tom Bieling** discuss the concept of “gravity” not exclusively related to the … Continue reading

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