Discrimination in the Public Space: How Architecture Can Promote Intolerance

Sarah Schindler opens the first section of Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment with the segment titled “Architectural Exclusion: Theory”  by focusing on the underrepresented process of architectural manipulation as a discriminatory tool. The writer claims that there is little scholarly focus beyond the realm of “regulation”  as ways to […]

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Commonplace 2

“For that universal love and interest is for the sake of immortality.” I personally find that taking quotes from the texts I am reading for other classes seems like the best way to gain a sense of applicability from the Commonplace assignments. This week’s quote is from Plato’s Symposium, an assigned reading for my newly […]

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Common Place 1

“For many years after the end of the Cold War, being aware that its circumscribed national strength and geostrategic position did not allow it to exert enough clout, China followed the taoguangyanghui policy-hiding its capabilities, focusing on national strength-building, and biding its timeset by Deng Xiaoping in the early 1990s, kept its head low and […]

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