Jonathan Massey

Inspired by the scholars, activists, and everyday citizens who spoke out, marched, and protested against police killings of African-Americans, we present this collection of short essays that put Black lives at the center of our thinking about architecture and its history.

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How does change happen? Who authors design? How does architecture participate in modernization? How does architecture govern? Governing by design, this book suggests, is not simply a matter of monu­mental symbolism and space, state power and authority, imposed control and surveillance. This book instead sets architecture in relation to mundane mat­ters: food, bodies, housing, markets, cities, and culture. How do we regulate basic aspects of our lives through design, such as the consumption of food and shelter? How do we manage the risks of modernization to our bodies and environments? How is culture produced by politics, planning, and architecture? How ...

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By changing the ways we imagine the risks of climate change, terrorism, and globalization, the design of 30 St Mary Axe mediated transformations in the City of London’s economy and governance.

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As a complement to Risk Design, an analytic drawing of 30 St. Mary Axe. Click the drawing to see it at full resolution.

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