#05 Fall 2019

Guest curated by Andrés Jaque

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INNOVATION

With 1.2 billion Google results, innovation is now the omnipresent buzzword used in the domain of advanced capitalism to encapsulate the processes by which environments and societies recombine, evolve, dispute with, and reproduce themselves. Innovation creates a fiction in which problems are resolved, material inflation makes things better, and linear progress is possible. But this doesn’t work: innovation has been reduced and weaponized to become the tool to consolidate the promotion of consumerism. This issue of Ardeth gathers architectural thinkers to examine specific cases of architectural innovation in detail, with the mission of situating the term innovation in the terrain of realism and to help rethink how architectural innovation is discussed, imagined, and practiced.

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Torino, 19/05/2020

Call for Papers ARDETH #08: BURN-OUT

The Editorial Board of ARDETH magazine launch its new Call for papers 'BURN-OUT. On planetary exhaustion and alternative public infrastructures' / La redazione della rivista ARDETH - Architectural Design Theory comunica l'uscita della nuova Call for papers 'BURN-OUT. Esaurimento planetario e infrastrutture pubbliche alternative'
Torino, 27/03/2020

Extended deadline / Call for Papers Ardeth #07: EUROPE

Extended deadline April 21, 2019 / Scadenza prorogata al 21 aprile 2019