We are pleased to announce that Shannon Linde & Edward Birnbaum are the winners of the FEAST Project Grant, and Zack Pearl & April Wong are the winners of the XPACE FEAST Student Grant. Shannon Linde & Edward Birnbaum proposed the Toronto Sauna Project, which they describe as: a public installation that takes over an [...]
Scapegoat explores the relationship between capitalism and the built environment, and from the first, the editors offer their criticism of professionalized architectural design, that architects are complicit in the valorization of capital.
UPDATE: Sean Martindale’s tents remained in Trinity Bellwoods Park for nearly four weeks, but the city evicted the project for, among other things, “camping in a public park without authority,” Torontoist reports. Photo by Spacing Magazine‘s Jenn O. Yim Toronto’s public space advocates are no stranger to guerrilla reclamation efforts that target illegal signs. Sean [...]
The creators of the bi-annual journal An Architektur have convened a gathering in New York City in mid-November to explore post-capitalist space. In the midst of another economic crisis, the organizers suggest shifting the boundaries of architectural practice so as to incorporate resistant strategies and build political momentum toward bridging the capitalist mode of spatial [...]
Vague Terrain reports that Michael Chen and Jason Lee of Crisis Fronts, and Ronnie Parsons and Gil Akos of Studio Mode/modeLab will host Crisis Modes, a one-week intensive design workshop to be held in New York City from August 17-21. From Michael Chen and Jason J. Lee’s Cognitive Maps and Database Urbanisms in Vague Terrain [...]