Monthly Archives: December 2012

Man as conceived by the architect and the antichrist

I have long despised Le Corbusier and especially the Corbusian man, who: “walks in a straight line because he has a goal and knows where he is going; he has made up his mind to reach some particular place and … Continue reading

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“[Amazon is] driving urbanization”

The Seattle Times published an article this morning about how “Amazon is the undisputed heavyweight champion of downtown Seattle” real estate. A few choice excerpts: Amazon’s breathtaking growth — it has moved into about 2.7 million square feet in South … Continue reading

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Gentrification Revisted CFP

We invite abstracts for the session “Gentrification revisited: New methods to research displacement” at the RC21 conference ‘Resourceful Cities’ to be held in Berlin next August (29-31 August, 2013). http://www.rc21.org/conferences/berlin2013/ The submission deadline for abstracts is 31 January 2013. Please … Continue reading

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2030 Eighth Ave II

I just heard that demolition (of a beautiful old terra cotta-clad building) is underway for the new building at 2030 8th Ave, in the Denny Triangle neighborhood adjacent to SLU. And though I’m never a fan of building luxury units … Continue reading

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The Subject of Foucaultian Power

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Video Lectures – Between Deleuze and Foucault Conference @ Purdue 2012

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