Architectural Theory, Multitude, and the Anthropocene

McEwan, Cameron (2022) Architectural Theory, Multitude, and the Anthropocene. Dialectic: Journal of the School of Architecture at the University of Utah, 10. (In Press)

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Abstract

One of the aims of this article is to examine how architectural thought can be placed into closer dialogue with Anthropocenic thought. It may be a broader collective task, but there is a need to create approaches and frameworks that link different fields, figures, ideas, and methods. Here I focus on some of the concepts and methods put forward by political philosopher and activist Paolo Virno and media theorist and educator McKenzie Wark. I interpret their thought in relation to architects and theorists Aldo Rossi and Diana Agrest towards an architectural theory for the Anthropocene.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Architectural theory, Anthropocene, multitude, Critical theory, Urbanism, McKenzie Wark, Paolo Virno, Aldo Rossi, Diana Agrest
Subjects: K100 Architecture
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
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Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 04 May 2022 12:58
Last Modified: 04 May 2022 13:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/49032

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