Reading List

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Bhoomika Araga

Bangalore

ARCHITECTURE


  • Online

    Concealment and Compassion

    Places Journal

    Dementia care is usually marginalized in remote asylums, informal networks, or grim nursing homes. Why can’t entire buildings and whole cities be designed as caring environments writ large?

  • Online

    Dystopia’s Ghost

    Places Journal

    The remaking of New Delhi’s Central Vista provokes troubling questions about colonialism and nationalism, and about the already fraught relationship between architecture and power.

  • Online

    Zoom Waves

    Places Journal

    In the ’60s, Archigram used the term “zoom” to describe the excitement of being modern. Now it’s a digital platform that exemplifies a deregulated capitalism built upon public infrastructure.

  • Online

    The Crumple and the Scrape

    Places Journal

    What bodies, and which desires, do you build into your designs or your criticism?

  • Online

    The Butterfly Dream

    Places Journal

    In this famous parable, Zhuangzi asks, What is the nature of reality? Are we the dreamers, or are we being dreamed?

  • Online

    You (Still) Have to Pay for the Public Life

    Places Journal

    Half a century ago Charles Moore was a rising architect and Ivy League academic. He was also the first in the field to look seriously at Disneyland — and he liked what he saw.

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