Reading List

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Desmond Hassing

San Diego State UNiersity

Reading List


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    The Architecture of Sports

    Places Journal

    From signature golf courses to street basketball courts: fields of play are laboratories of spatial invention.

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    The Corner of Lovecraft and Ballard

    Places Journal

    H.P. Lovecraft and J.G. Ballard both put architecture at the heart of their fiction, and both made the humble corner into a place of nightmares.

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    Unforgetting Women Architects

    Places Journal

    It’s time to write women architects back into the history of architecture — starting with Wikipedia.

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    What I Learned from Architect Barbie

    Places Journal

    Why can’t architects wear pink? An activist historian explores the feminist politics that inspired the new career of the famous doll.

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    Closet Archive

    Places Journal

    Closets are not just for storage. They are also active, generative spaces where media are made and knowledges born.

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    Designing Indian Country

    Places Journal

    Suppose Native America is not over, that there is no “after colonialism.” How do we create public spaces that enable true contact between cultures?

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