Past Issues

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Designed Destructions

Open Access

The precise and strategic political order behind the apparent disorder of debris and ruins in the Uyghur Region, Mali, Martinique, Lebanon, Syria, the U.S., Bosnia, Eelam, and Palestine.

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Architecture & Colonialism

Open Access

Examining the crucial complicity played by architecture in the enforcement of colonial violence in Libya, Egypt, Palestine, Kenya, Java, Iran, Jordan, Nigeria, Algeria, and South Africa.

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Islands

Indigenous and demilitarizing islander struggles in Hawai'i, Puerto Rico, Mayotte, Kanaky, Tuvalu and Kiribati, Nauru, Diego Garcia, Lesvos, and Okinawa.

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Police

An examination of why police brutality is not a deviation but merely police's normalized function in the U.S., France, Germany, Brazil, and Palestine.

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Health Struggles

Health as not merely what keeps a body from dying but as the most incarnate level of bodily politics.

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Design & Racism

Open Access

Structural racism necessitates architecture to enforced itself onto bodies. Examples from Palestine, Turtle Island, France, South Africa, and Europe.

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Carceral Environments

There is no "better prison," only architectural crimes that detain bodies. Political prisons in Ireland, migrant detention centers in the United Kingdom, Indigenous boarding schools in Canada, the carceral history of Guantanamo Bay, labor camps in California, and prison abolitionism...

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Clothing Politics

Open Access

Political layering of bodies — sometimes turned into law — through various wearable objects we call clothes: shoes, pants, shirts, accessories, and different head garments.