Architecture and social media share a way of being understood as neutral things – their social production being obscured.
Tag: spaces and politics
Shopping for Schools 2 – Schools Advertising
Catch a bus or a train and you’re now likely to see advertisements for state-funded schools. That’s odd.
Do Buildings: a) dictate b) choreograph… …e) suggest what you do…
You’re in a building. (And if you’re not, just pretend your app/software or whatever is a building anyway, it kind … More
Schools and School Design in Africa: An Interview with Ola Uduku
Ola Uduku (Edinburgh University) speaks about the historical influence of Western pedagogies and architectural traditions and their local adaptation in school design.
Architecture as a Social Science?
Some ideas for seeing architecture as – amongst other things – a social science. Also a bit on why the social sciences seem to ignore architecture.
Interview with Suzi Hall, urban ethnographer and architect
Suzanne (Suzi) Hall is an ethnographer at the LSE, London, where she explores people’s lives in urban spaces. Prior to … More
Making Spaces, Forgetting Politics
Walls* are breaks (Vesely, 2013). They break into established categories of meaning and space and make new ones. They do … More