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Nathalie de Vries and Hans Ibelings

The Public Dimension of Architecture

Nathalie de Vries, architect, urbanist, and co-founder of the architecture and urban planning studio MVRDV speaks with the architecture historian and critic Hans Ibelings. Two leading personalities from the world of architecture will discuss questions about public space and the future in European ...

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House, Backyard, Car

On the Sidewalks of Suburbia

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Philipp Engel: “The suburban landscape is so iconic that it sparks a fascination from which we cannot break free”

Inside the exhibition "Suburbia"

The curator of the exhibition Philipp Engel examines the origin and vast expansion of residential neighbourhoods in the United States, an urban model centred on constructing large swathes of single-family homes on the outskirts of cities. Engel reflects on the allure that suburban landscapes ...

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: “Europe and the West must also be decolonised”

Writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has always questioned the literary tradition written in colonial languages, analysing the dynamics and the functioning off colonised societies and their relationship with the colonisers. Thiong’o defends the mother tongue as a weapon against ...

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Africa as a Story

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119. Lichen

A three-voice story based on the words of Donna Haraway