The Demagogue Takes the Stage
The 45th president of the United States rose to power using the stage, the props and scenery, of white nationalist patriarchy. To build democracy, we must disassemble the stage.
Public and Common(s)
A philosophical view of the terms public and commons, from the 20th-century treatises of Hannah Arendt and Jurgen Habermas to recent books by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri.
The Death and Life of Great Architecture Criticism
A leading academic and journalist argues that architecture criticism is ripe for bold reinvention.
Architecture and the Aestheticization of Politics
The Turkish plan to destroy the vital public space of Taksim Gezi Park by turning it into a shopping mall reflects a global democratic crisis.
What might the abstract and architectural offer in terms of transgender representation? We can start by looking at the art of Gordon Matta-Clark.
Notes Toward a History of Non-Planning
The argument about the strength of government and the freedom of the marketplace has been boiling for decades. It is more relevant than ever.