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Labor, architecture, and the new feudalism: Urban space as experience

The Architect as Worker : Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class, and the Politics of Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter examines how the new economy and the new uses of entertainment are rapidly changing the manner in which the act of labor is understood in urban space. In an era when the power of labor unions and of labor theories of value...

The Multiple Times of the City

Ali Madanipour

Ali Madanipour is professor of urban design and director of the Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) at Newcastle University, UK. In 2010 he was the City of Vienna senior visiting professor at the Technical University of Vienna, and in 2011 the Wits-Claude Leon Distinguished Scholar, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has published numerous books on planning, design, development and management of cities, which have been translated into many languages. His more recent publications include Critical Concepts in the Built Environment: Planning Theory (2015), Reconsidering Localism, (2015), Urban Design, Space and Society (2014) and Knowledge Economy and the City: Spaces of knowledge (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities in Time : Temporary Urbanism and the Future of the City

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From pop-up shops to street festivals, from mobile buildings to temporary gardens, the temporary construction and use of urban space is widely discussed and practised, as part of a growing international trend that can be found in different...

Park and amusement park

Rodrigo Pérez De Arce

Rodrigo Pérez de Arce is a Chilean architect. He is Associate Professor in Architecture at the Catholic University of Chile, and has taught as Visiting Professor at Harvard GSD, Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Architectural Association, UK, among other universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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City of Play : An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Arural hillside partially covered in shrubbery obliterates any notion of football  in Castillo’s orchestrated collision of orders. It is clear that the field cannot be simply overlaid upon a landscape: by the same token, in their extraneous...

The child

Rodrigo Pérez De Arce

Rodrigo Pérez de Arce is a Chilean architect. He is Associate Professor in Architecture at the Catholic University of Chile, and has taught as Visiting Professor at Harvard GSD, Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Architectural Association, UK, among other universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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City of Play : An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Introduction Paideia, the classical Greek education, was redefined by Caillois as a mode of play that drew from childhood’s impulsive character and relentless improvisation but was by no means circumscribed to childhood. Nevertheless...

Formal and relational traits

Rodrigo Pérez De Arce

Rodrigo Pérez de Arce is a Chilean architect. He is Associate Professor in Architecture at the Catholic University of Chile, and has taught as Visiting Professor at Harvard GSD, Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Architectural Association, UK, among other universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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City of Play : An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Scale ‘Board’, ‘table’ and ‘field’ suggest almost infinite gradations in scale, yet they all share the notion of the ‘space apart’ as required by structured games. One also finds formal traits relating certain boards to fields, yet...

Materials

Rodrigo Pérez De Arce

Rodrigo Pérez de Arce is a Chilean architect. He is Associate Professor in Architecture at the Catholic University of Chile, and has taught as Visiting Professor at Harvard GSD, Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Architectural Association, UK, among other universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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City of Play : An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...In play, one activates all experiential conditions: texture, density, temperature, but also visual command, sonority, and so forth, so that one plays with material conditions, not just over or by them. As each practice beckons field...

Events and Prospects

Ali Madanipour

Ali Madanipour is professor of urban design and director of the Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) at Newcastle University, UK. In 2010 he was the City of Vienna senior visiting professor at the Technical University of Vienna, and in 2011 the Wits-Claude Leon Distinguished Scholar, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has published numerous books on planning, design, development and management of cities, which have been translated into many languages. His more recent publications include Critical Concepts in the Built Environment: Planning Theory (2015), Reconsidering Localism, (2015), Urban Design, Space and Society (2014) and Knowledge Economy and the City: Spaces of knowledge (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities in Time : Temporary Urbanism and the Future of the City

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...So far, we have seen how concepts and institutions have been created to give a logical sense and a degree of predictability to practices and events, and how global modernity tends to unsettle the drive for continuity and stability inherent...

Temporality, Memory and Identity

Ali Madanipour

Ali Madanipour is professor of urban design and director of the Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) at Newcastle University, UK. In 2010 he was the City of Vienna senior visiting professor at the Technical University of Vienna, and in 2011 the Wits-Claude Leon Distinguished Scholar, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has published numerous books on planning, design, development and management of cities, which have been translated into many languages. His more recent publications include Critical Concepts in the Built Environment: Planning Theory (2015), Reconsidering Localism, (2015), Urban Design, Space and Society (2014) and Knowledge Economy and the City: Spaces of knowledge (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities in Time : Temporary Urbanism and the Future of the City

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the previous two chapters, I explored the way time is conceived as a substance, and measured and turned into a commodity, with all the associated social institutions and material environments. This essentialized and commodified concept...

The whereabouts of play

Rodrigo Pérez De Arce

Rodrigo Pérez de Arce is a Chilean architect. He is Associate Professor in Architecture at the Catholic University of Chile, and has taught as Visiting Professor at Harvard GSD, Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Architectural Association, UK, among other universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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City of Play : An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Everywhere Once upon a time, all places were ready for play; the issue was just how to seize their unique ludic opportunities, whether embedded in water, ice, snow, sand or rock, forest or clearance, meadows, gorges or plains, mountain...

Nature, Time and Anxiety

Ali Madanipour

Ali Madanipour is professor of urban design and director of the Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) at Newcastle University, UK. In 2010 he was the City of Vienna senior visiting professor at the Technical University of Vienna, and in 2011 the Wits-Claude Leon Distinguished Scholar, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has published numerous books on planning, design, development and management of cities, which have been translated into many languages. His more recent publications include Critical Concepts in the Built Environment: Planning Theory (2015), Reconsidering Localism, (2015), Urban Design, Space and Society (2014) and Knowledge Economy and the City: Spaces of knowledge (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities in Time : Temporary Urbanism and the Future of the City

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...So far, we have seen how events are linked together through a mechanical grid and social institutions, as well as intuitions and personal experiences, and how both are affected by temporary events and temporal acceleration. In this chapter,...