#08 Spring 2021

Guest curated by Het Nieuwe Instituut

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BURN-OUT

Exhausted. Bodies feel exhausted, from the scales of the individual and social body, to that of the planet. Even in the midst of one of the most severe crises experienced globally in recent history, the demands for productivity, relentlessness and attentiveness are not diminishing. Instead, those pressures intensify, while forms of extraction are pervasive. The contemporary moment should not be taken as an exception. Instead it should be understood as part of a structural condition and a symptom of the ongoing exploitative structures that are exhausting bodies, bringing them to a systemic burn-out. If burn-out is a state in which bodies, procedures, processes stop working, it could perhaps be considered as a generative point of departure to rethink the role of institutions and infrastructures towards non-exploitative structures and relations.

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Torino, 25/10/2021

New issue ARDETH #08 is now online

Torino, 18/10/2021

ARDETH indexed in the top scientific journals for the Italian academic evaluation system

The Editorial Board is honored to announce that ARDETH has been recognized as one of the top scientific journals according to the National Evaluation Agency for the University System and the Research (ANVUR) in the fields of  Architectural Design, Architectural Restoration and History, Urban and Landscape Design, Drawing.