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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jennifer Mack Outlining a theory of “urban design from below,” this essay considers how so-called users have reshaped space at the urban scale, as I trace the history of immigrants’ transformations of a Swedish modernist new town neighborhood. Here a peripheral green strip that government planners...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Lynn Spigel This essay explores the history of George Nelson’s Storagewall in relation to a genealogy of invisible design, up through the computer. It explores the way the Storagewall served to hide media machines and also to organize the gendered relations of labor and leisure in media homes...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 530–548.
Published: 01 September 1998
....” Translated by Mary Scoggin. In Politics, Ideology, and Literary Discourse in Modern China: Theoretical Interventions and Cultural Critique , edited by Liu Kang and Xiaobing Tang. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Sparke , Penny . 1986. An Introduction to Design and Culture in the Twentieth...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 599–618.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Christine Harold This article analyzes the Target Corporation as an example of the foregrounding of design in contemporary consumer culture. To understand the destiny of the manufactured object in an age of aesthetic capitalism, this article argues that the previous relationships among use value...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 7 Victor Olgyay, “Man as the Central Measure in Architecture,” from Design with Climate: Bioclimatic Approach to Architectural Regionalism (1963). Copyright © 1963 and 1991 by Princeton University Press/Author. Reprinted by permission Figure 7. Victor Olgyay, “Man as the Central More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 17 Victor Olgyay, “Theoretical Approach to Balanced Shelter,” from Design with Climate: Bioclimatic Approach to Architectural Regionalism (1963). Copyright © 1963 and 1991 by Princeton University Press/Author. Reprinted by permission Figure 17. Victor Olgyay, “Theoretical Approach More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 21 Screen shot from the climate design software Ecotect, now owned by Autodesk. Courtesy of Amrita Ghosh Figure 21. Screen shot from the climate design software Ecotect, now owned by Autodesk. Courtesy of Amrita Ghosh More
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (3): 417–425.
Published: 01 September 1997
...Wu Hung Copyright © 1997 by © 1997 by the University of Chicago 1997 Afterword “Hong Kong 1997”- T-shirt Designs by Zhang Hongtu A newspaper photograph shows fireworks lighting up Hong Kong’s skyline...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
... realized through small-scale “acupuncture” projects, which succeed in bringing people and communities together in ways that formal planning processes have failed to do. What is happening on the ground can be described as a process of urban integration that both questions our role as urban designers...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 317–350.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Daniel Aldana Cohen In the fall of 2014, Rebuild by Design, an initiative of President Barack Obama’s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, convened an international working group of experts to advance a global conversation on resiliency, design, and politics. As part of that process...
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 4 “The Sky Is Green” Infographic, designed by and reprinted with permission of Jill Bunting, Green Order, published in Green Biz , 2011 Figure 4. “The Sky Is Green” Infographic, designed by and reprinted with permission of Jill Bunting, Green Order, published in Green Biz, 2011 More
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Published: 01 May 2021
figure 6 Three pack designs from the late twentieth century, each with words denoting filtration. FIGURE 6 Three pack designs from the late twentieth century, each with words denoting filtration. More
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2 Heads-up display (HUD) for an opponent in which the first three numbers designate VPIP/PFR/AF and the rest indicate statistical scores for a variety of other behavioral tendencies (created by author) Figure 2. Heads-up display (HUD) for an opponent in which the first three numbers More
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 4 “A group of citizens protest against air pollution at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi,” November 6, 2016. Photograph and caption by Press Trust of India. The designer Vogmasks donned in the photograph are marketed as the “world’s first high fashion pollution mask” and are unaffordable More
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2014
... forms of siloed education designed for the Taylorized industrial era than for the current era. We need new and better paradigms for shifting the assumptions of higher education. Few educators today even realize how deeply Taylorized are the structures of the research university that we have inherited...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Daniela K. Rosner Roughly once a month, small groups of volunteers gather at local museums, libraries, and other public venues to help visitors fix their broken stuff. Designated Repair Cafes, Fixit Clinics, or Fixers Collectives, the organizations bring together contemporary environmentalist...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Close examination of the explanatory frameworks and experimental design of the contemporary metabolic sciences answers, with some specificity, the question of the knowledge effects of obesity and diabetes research, or fat knowledge . Table 1 A table of concerns Industrial Metabolism...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in Australia and whose displacement has ostensibly been resolved. Drawing attention to their continuing experiences of violence, it considers how the temporal framing of displacement is itself a way to conceal formations of sovereignty embedded in the very processes designed to resolve displacement. Doing so...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and global broadcast (1980–present) into worship. In the process, the ministry designed a form of religious assembly uniquely suited to the material conditions of increasingly mobile and distributed social life. As a mediated congregation this church makes visible the process whereby a traditional cultural...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
... design and policy. While these efforts have long been stymied by a lack of sufficiently detailed data and limited computing power, these obstacles are rapidly being overcome. In response, a growing number of city governments and a new cadre of academic research centers are investing in data-intensive...