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Quiescent structures of the (in)visible

Quiescent structures of the (in)visible

Hi-rise tower blocks at Seaton Place, Falkirk, built 1965 – 1969.

Home of the estate factor of Callendar House, a… 76 more words


Models of Memory - Chapter 2

More past-musings…. (ironic given  the subject)

Marc Augé and the theory of non place

This is a look into Marc Augé’s theory of non-place, from his book, Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity, and the idea of collective memory. 1,049 more words


A quarry from two directions - Marged Pendrell

As a group we had decided to each host a visit to a quarry that we had an affinity with or had worked in previously. For each of us the quarry landscape is a familiar one but I wasn’t expecting the varied histories and personal experiences that we shared during these collaborative journeys. 351 more words

My friends are people who are doing well, who are happy purposeful people. They are connected by those who I have chosen to keep around, the fabric of my life I knew was important the moment I met them. 594 more words


Merch y Chwarel, gan Julie Williams (Jwls)

Dyma fi wedi cael fy magu yng nghysgod y Graig, sef Chwarel Penmaenmawr lle bu’n Taid, hen daid a mwy diweddar 3 o frodyr fy nhad yn gweithio. 132 more words

Deterritorialisation and darkness

‘The body, sex, and pleasure are often accorded no existence, either mental or social, until after dark, when the prohibi- tions that obtain during the day, during “ normal” activity, are lifted…’ Henri Lefebvre. 398 more words


White Noise

Last month I had the chance to co-edit one of my favourite urbanism sites, the London-based White Noise. It’s probably best to have a look and see what catches your eye but there’s a piece on post-apocalyptic London, an interview with Mitchell Joachim of Terreform One on future cities, a look at the utopian desert settlement Arcosanti, an interview with Richard McGuire, creator of one of my favourite books… 27 more words