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Thérèse d'Auria Ryley

Where Social Worlds and Urban Infrastructures Collide

What happens when our urban infrastructures fail us or don’t do what they were initially intended to do? Social infrastructure is a powerful feature of urban spaces that serves to mitigate problematic features of material and technological infrastructures. Social phenomena lead to new directions in the development of technological infrastructures on large and small scales.

This is an ongoing list that speaks to the nexus between society, human values, and the material and technological worlds they both create and are created by.

Many of these pieces hail from the discipline of anthropology, but not exclusively.

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