Ph.D. in Architecture

Term: Winter 2024
Section: 3
Class Number: 32315
Credits: 3
Required: No
Elective: No
Course Brief

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Politics of Balance

Politics of Balance’ invites students to look at how contemporary public spaces manifest larger cultural, socio-economic, ecological and political processes, and how their design and configuration impacts the nature and character of public experience. Under this unforeseen circumstances, our cities and and public spaces provide a platform for civil liberties, freedom of speech, movement and expression. Bringing together different strands related to common space and history of architecture, plurality and inclusiveness, the seminar will challenge students to enable to better appreciate the differences that emerge on unfolding sequences of events, an excess of history, illusion, simulation and accidents in a time to highlight the importance of inclusive public space for collective action.


Fri 1:00-4:00pm 2213 A&AB


Ana Morcillo Pallarés