SCAPEGOAT magazine launch

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Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 8:48am

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to the launch of SCAPEGOAT magazine, which is the work of current and past Daniels faculty. See below for launch details.

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SCAPEGOAT Architecture | Landscape | Political Economy
Issue 00: Property
Launch Party
Friday Dec. 10, 2010
Double Double Land, 209 Augusta Ave.
09pm Live dance performances by GOAT
10pm DJs Alex Livingston & Marcus Boon of MAMA!
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Editorial excerpt from Issue 00:

SCAPEGOAT is a new journal of architecture, landscape and political economy. It examines the relationship between capitalism and the built environment, confronting the coercive and violent organization of space, the exploitation of labour and resources, and the unequal distribution of environmental risks and benefits. Issue 00 focuses on Property, because it is the literal foundation for all spatial design practices. Architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design each begin with a space that is already drawn, organized, and formed by the concrete abstraction of the property lines. From our perspective, property stands as the most fundamental, yet underestimated, point of intersection between architecture, landscape architecture, and political economy. What is a “site” except a piece of property? What are architecture and landscape architecture but subtle and consistent attempts to express determined property relations as open aesthetic possibilities? How can these practices facilitate other forms of relation?
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In Issue 00: Property

Features
Interview with Alexis Bhagat and Nato Thompson, Adam Bobbette
Deathgrip by Troy Cochrane
Property in Three Registers by Shiri Pasternak
The Detroit Unreal Estate Agency: Properties in/of/for Crisis by Andrew Herscher

Projects
Familiar Site by Vincent Wittenberg
House Magic: an Incomplete Timeline of Occupied Social Centres Around the World by Alan Moore
H.O.P.E. Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere by Adrian Blackwell and Jane Hutton
Thirty Points to Challenge the Hegemonic Order in the City of Buenos Aires by Iconoclasistas
SUB_city by Marc Maxey
Picture the Homeless by Not an Alternative
Social Bridge by Reece Terris

Reviews
Wasting Naples, reviewed by Alessandra Renzi
Architecture Depends, reviewed by Lucas Freeman
24 City, reviewed by Kin Tsui
The Garden, reviewed by Rhonda Teitel-Payne

Issue Editors: Adrian Blackwell, Etienne Turpin
Editorial Board: Adrian Blackwell, Adam Bobbette, Jane Hutton, Marcin Kedzior, Christie Pearson, Etienne Turpin, Jane Wolff
Designer: Chris Lee
Publisher: SCAPEGOAT Publications