The Playful City: From the 1960s Strive for Spontaneity to Today’s Space of Entertainment

The Playful City: From the 1960s Strive for Spontaneity to Today’s Space of Entertainment

The unscripted play advocated by the Eventstructure Research Group has over the last few decades been lost to increasingly consumption-oriented spaces, encouraging prescribed entertainment and leisure.

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Failover Architectures: the Infrastructural Excess of the Data Centre Industry

Failover Architectures: the Infrastructural Excess of the Data Centre Industry

#01 Data Space: The Architecture and Impact of Data Centres

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#01 Data Space: The Architecture and Impact of Data Centres

Architecture is all about people

What If Architects Were to Embrace, Rather Than Ignore, a Building’s Future?

What If Architects Were to Embrace, Rather Than Ignore, a Building’s Future?

How J.G. Ballard’s Science Fiction Tells the Future of Our Privatized Cities

How J.G. Ballard’s Science Fiction Tells the Future of Our Privatized Cities

Memories, Steel and Concrete: The Wire’s Season 3 Opener

Memories, Steel and Concrete: The Wire’s Season 3 Opener

In Conquering the Sea, Singapore Erases Its History

In Conquering the Sea, Singapore Erases Its History

There is a brutalist quality to grime music

Pleasure Postponed: Pyongyang’s Tourist Hotels

Pleasure Postponed: Pyongyang’s Tourist Hotels

Social Life Triumphs in Sicily’s Empty Utopian Artscape

Social Life Triumphs in Sicily’s Empty Utopian Artscape

Mallification: The Vengeful Return of the Mall in the 21st Century

Mallification: The Vengeful Return of the Mall in the 21st Century

The Invisible Wall of Lampedusa: Landscaping Europe’s Outer Frontier

The Invisible Wall of Lampedusa: Landscaping Europe’s Outer Frontier

Talking Clubbing, Space and London with Gaika

Talking Clubbing, Space and London with Gaika

Gamespace Urbanism: City-Building Games and Radical Simulations

Gamespace Urbanism: City-Building Games and Radical Simulations

Reinier de Graaf: “Architecture is in a State of Denial”

Reinier de Graaf: “Architecture is in a State of Denial”

One of the great myths of cloud storage is its space-saving potential

An Abandoned Aquarium in the Lebanese City of Batroun Still Shows Signs of Life

An Abandoned Aquarium in the Lebanese City of Batroun Still Shows Signs of Life

Is it Really Brutalist Architecture in Blade Runner 2049?

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Is it Really Brutalist Architecture in Blade Runner 2049?

Kevin Lynch and the GPS: Predicting the Culture of Navigation in 1960

Kevin Lynch and the GPS: Predicting the Culture of Navigation in 1960

Ultraviolence in Representation: The Enduring Myth of the Thamesmead Estate

Ultraviolence in Representation: The Enduring Myth of the Thamesmead Estate