This is a research blog for my architecture thesis project. Through this research, I hope to critique and re-conceptualize the conventions of property as it relates to architecture, inhabitation, and urban social life within volatile political and economic conditions

An in-progress bibliography:

  1. Writings on Cities – Henri Lefebvre
  2. The Urban Revolution – Henri Lefebvre
  3. The Situationist City – Simon Sadler
  4. Rebel Cities – David Harvey
  5. Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates
  6. Object To Be Destroyed – Pamela M Lee
  7. Gordon Matta-Clark: The Space Between – James Attlee & Lisa Le Feuvre
  8. Urban Pioneers
  9. The Infrastructural City – ed. Kazys Varnelis
  10. The Spontaneous City – Urhahn Urban Design
  11. No Trespassing – Anders Corr
  12. Shadow Cities – Robert Neuwirth
  13. Planet of Slums – Mike Davis
  14. Drosscape – Alan Berger
  15. War and Architecture – Lebbeus Woods
  16. Exit Utopia – Martin van Schaik & Otakar Macel
  17. Parasite Paradise
  18. Everyday Urbanism – ed. John Leighton Chase, Margaret Crawford, and John Kaliski
  19. Insurgent public space : guerrilla urbanism and the remaking of contemporary cities – ed. Jeffrey Hou.
  20. The Temporary City – Peter Bishop and Lesley Williams
  21. Nomadology: the War Machine – Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari
  22. Empire – Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
  23. Multitude – Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
  24. Commonwealth – Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
  25. The Meaning of Property – Jedediah Purdy

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