Places Journal https://placesjournal.org Public scholarship on architecture, landscape, and urbanism Tue, 07 Jul 2020 21:04:55 +0000 en-us hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.6 Places Launches Summer Workshop https://placesjournal.org/news/places-launches-summer-workshop-for-academic-partners/ Fri, 03 Jul 2020 04:19:05 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=news&p=65949 The inaugural Summer Writing + Editorial Workshop brings together students from our Academic Partner schools across the globe for a week-long intensive course on the theme of “Architecture, Urbanism, Pandemics.” The inaugural Summer Writing + Editorial Workshop brings together students from our Academic Partner schools across the globe for a week-long intensive course on the theme of “Architecture, Urbanism, Pandemics.”

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Writing the City 2020 https://placesjournal.org/news/announcing-the-next-round-of-writing-the-city/ Fri, 03 Jul 2020 04:15:04 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=news&p=65945 The second round of Places’ collaboration with Columbia Journalism School focuses on urban life in an age of contested politics, with a special emphasis on racial and social equity. The second round of Places’ collaboration with Columbia Journalism School focuses on urban life in an age of contested politics, with a special emphasis on racial and social equity.

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Manchester: History of the Present https://placesjournal.org/article/manchester-after-engels/ Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:34:50 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=article&p=62846 The city that was the global epicenter of the Industrial Revolution is now being remade by globalized post-industrial capital. This is one of the great spectacles of contemporary Britain. The city that was the global epicenter of the Industrial Revolution is now being remade by globalized post-industrial capital. This is one of the great spectacles of contemporary Britain.

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Our Next Step on Anti-Racism in Design https://placesjournal.org/news/our-next-step-on-anti-racism-in-design/ Mon, 22 Jun 2020 18:58:50 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=news&p=65862 With a generous grant from the Cravens Foundation, we are establishing our 2020 Writers Fund, which will be dedicated to supporting the work of BIPOC authors. With a generous grant from the Cravens Foundation, we are establishing our 2020 Writers Fund, which will be dedicated to supporting the work of BIPOC authors.

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Abolish Oil https://placesjournal.org/article/abolish-oil/ Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:56:58 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=article&p=64051 What must be abolished so that democracy may finally rise? Oil — as an industry and as a form of social organization. What must be abolished so that democracy may finally rise? Oil — as an industry and as a form of social organization.

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Liquid Cities https://placesjournal.org/article/liquid-cities/ Tue, 26 May 2020 17:30:30 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=article&p=63444 In Japanese architecture and science fiction from the 1960s through the 1990s, we can trace an enduring question: “how to make substantial architecture when substantial things are losing their meaning.” In Japanese architecture and science fiction from the 1960s through the 1990s, we can trace an enduring question: “how to make substantial architecture when substantial things are losing their meaning.”

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Applications Are Open for the 2020 Arcus/Places Prize https://placesjournal.org/news/applications-now-open-for-arcusplaces-prize-2020/ Thu, 14 May 2020 22:32:58 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=news&p=64999 The biennial prize supports innovative public scholarship on the relationship between gender, sexuality, and the built environment. The biennial prize supports innovative public scholarship on the relationship between gender, sexuality, and the built environment.

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Parks and Houses for the People https://placesjournal.org/article/swedish-social-democratic-parks-and-houses-for-the-people/ Tue, 12 May 2020 16:49:21 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=article&p=62285 The Scandinavian postwar welfare state has become a useful historical resource for the American left. But an earlier era of Swedish labor activism offers vital lessons for our own contentious times. The Scandinavian postwar welfare state has become a useful historical resource for the American left. But an earlier era of Swedish labor activism offers vital lessons for our own contentious times.

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Announcing the Next Volume of Places Books https://placesjournal.org/news/announcing-the-next-volume-of-places-books/ Thu, 07 May 2020 18:09:27 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=news&p=64696 A City Is Not a Computer, by Shannon Mattern, is under contract with Princeton University Press for publication next year. A City Is Not a Computer, by Shannon Mattern, is under contract with Princeton University Press for publication next year.

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Call for Articles: Design Education and Online Teaching https://placesjournal.org/news/call-for-articles-design-education-and-online-instruction/ Fri, 01 May 2020 16:26:16 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=news&p=63532 Places Journal is seeking articles that explore the ongoing challenges of online instruction at schools of design and art. Places Journal is seeking articles that explore the ongoing challenges of online instruction at schools of design and art.

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Urban Auscultation https://placesjournal.org/article/urban-auscultation-or-perceiving-the-action-of-the-heart/ Tue, 28 Apr 2020 17:11:20 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=article&p=63089 The mechanical operations of a transit system, the social life of a public library, the overload of hospital emergency rooms: all can be intoned through algorhythmic analysis. The mechanical operations of a transit system, the social life of a public library, the overload of hospital emergency rooms: all can be intoned through algorhythmic analysis.

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Field Notes on Pandemic Teaching: 6 https://placesjournal.org/article/field-notes-on-pandemic-teaching-6/ Thu, 23 Apr 2020 18:59:22 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=article&p=64111 The sixth and final installment of a narrative survey focusing on the massive move to emergency online instruction. The sixth and final installment of a narrative survey focusing on the massive move to emergency online instruction.

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