Arch 209x, CNM 290

wed 10-1,
104 Wurster Hall

Anthony Burke, Architecture
Eric Paulos, Intel Research
Beau Trincia, GSI, IDEO


Current Required Reading list

* Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby, Design Noir, The secret life of Electronic Objects, (Birkhauser, Bazel) 2001, "section 01: DIY Realities" p 6-14, "section 02: Hertzian Space" p 15-44
* Malcolm McCullough, Digital Ground, (MIT Press, Cam. Mass) 2005, chapter 2 “embodied predispositions” p 27-46
* Henri Lefebvre, Writings on Cities, Eleonore Kofman and Elizabeth Lebas trans. (Blackwell Publishing, Malden MA) 1996, 2005, chapter 14 “Right to the city” p147-160
* Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life, (University of California Press, Berkeley) 1984, “General Introduction”, p xi-xxiv and “Walking in the city”, p 91-111
* Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities, (English trans. Harcourt Brace and Company, Orlando Florida) 1974
* Anthony Dunne, Hertzian Tales, (MIT Press, Cam. Mass) 2005, chapter tba
* Eugene Thacker, “Forword : Protocol is as Protocol Does” in Alexander Galloway, Protocol: How control exists after decentralization, (MIT Press, Cam. Mass) 2004, p xi-xxiii

A few other books you should know about

* Janet Abrams and Peter Hall (eds), Else/where :Mapping New Cartographies of Networks and Territories (University of Minnesota Design Institute, Minnesota) 2006
* Rem Koolhaas, Delirious New York, (010 Publishers, Rotterdam) 1994
* Eugene Thacker, Biomedia, (University of Minnesota Press, Min) 2005
* William J. Mitchell, Placing Words: Symbols, Space and the City, (MIT Press, Cam. Mass) 2005

Random links from a recent history of the interactive city
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