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12.09.10 – SCAPEGOAT magazine launch

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