|1||Territory, Not Land||
Gottmann, Jean. "Preface" and "The People and Their Territory: The Partitioning of the World." In The Significance of Territory. University of Virginia Press, 1973, pp. ix–x and 1–15. ISBN: 9780813904139.
Elden, Stuart. "Land, Terrain, Territory." Progress in Human Geography 34, no. 6 (2010): 799–817.
Storey, David. "Territory and Territoriality." In Territories: The Claiming of Space. Routledge, 2012, pp. 13–30. ISBN: 9780415575492. [Preview with Google Books]
Gregotti, Vittorio. "The Form of the Territory." On Territories, OASE, no. 80 (2009): 7–22.
Elden, Stuart. The Birth of Territory. University of Chicago Press, 2013, pp. 1–10. ISBN: 9780226202570. [Preview with Google Books]
Schmitt, Carl. "On the Meaning of the Word Nomos." In The Nomos of the Earth in the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum. Telos Press Publishing, 2003, pp. 67–79. ISBN: 9780914386292.
Bond, Dean W. "Hegel's Geographical Thought." Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 32, no. 1 (2014): 179–98.
More on Vittorio Gregotti
Gregotti, Vittorio. Il territorio dell'architettura. Feltrinelli, 1966.
Jenni, Rolf, Christian M. Inderbitzin, and Milica Topalovic. "Interview with Vittorio Gregotti." In San Rocco 02 / The Even Covering of the Field. San Rocco, 2011.
Lucking, Maura. "The Form of the Discourse: A Contextual Hermeneutic of Vittorio Gregotti's 'Territory'." (PDF) 2012. (Presented at the Belonging: Cultural Topographies of Identity, University College Dublin.)
|2||The Production of Territory||
Grosz, Elizabeth. "Architecture and the Frame." In Chaos, Territory, Art: Deleuze and the Framing of the Earth. Columbia University Press, 2008, pp. 10–17. ISBN: 9780231145183. [Preview with Google Books]
Crampton, Jeremy W. "Foucault and Space, Territory, Geography." In A Companion to Foucault. Edited by Christopher Falzon, Timothy O'Leary, and Jana Sawicki. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013, pp. 384–99. ISBN: 9781444334067.
Antoine, Picon. "What has Happened to Territory." In Territory: Architecture Beyond Environment. Edited by David Gissen. Academy Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780470721650.
Aureli, Pier Vittorio, and Maria Sheherazade Giudici. "The Nomos of the Earth: Rethinking the Architecture of the Territory." Diploma Unit 14, AA School of Architecture, 2015–16.
Lefebvre, Henri. "Social Space." In The Production of Space. Blackwell Publishers, 1991. ISBN: 9780631140481.
Janz, Bruce B. "The Territory is not the Map: Place, Deleuze, Guattari, and African Philosophy." Philosophia Africana 5, no. 1 (2002): 1–17.
Deleuze, Gilles. "Capitalist Representation." In Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Viking Adult, 1977, pp. 240–61. ISBN: 9780670129416.
|3||Cartography and Spatial Calculation||
Ponte, Alessandra. "Maps and Territory." In The House of Light and Entropy (Architecture Words II). Architectural Association Publications, 2012, pp. 169–216. ISBN: 9781907896170.
Branch, Jordan. "Introduction" and "Mapping the Territorial State." In The Cartographic State: Maps, Territory and the Origins of Sovereignty (Cambridge Studies in International Relations). Cambridge University Press, 2014, pp. 1–16 and 68–99. ISBN: 9781107499720. [Preview with Google Books]
Beelen, Karl. "The Map's Critical Project Or, What Do Maps Want?" On Territories, OASE, no. 80 (2009): 79–90.
Kagan, Richard L., and Benjamin Schmidt. "Maps and the Early Modern State: Official Cartography." In The History of Cartography, Volume 3: Cartography in the European Renaissance. Edited by David Woodward. University of Chicago Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780226907338.
Biggs, Michael. "Putting the State on the Map: Cartography, Territory, and European State Formation." Comparative Studies in Society and History 41, no. 2 (1999): 374–405.
Corner, James. "The Agency of Mapping: Speculation, Critique and Invention." In Mappings. Edited by Denis E. Cosgrove. Reaktion Books, 1999. ISBN: 9781861890214.
Crampton, Jeremy W. "Cartographic Calculations of Territory." Progress in Human Geography 35, no. 1 (2011): 92–103.
Latour, Bruno. "Visualisation and Cognition: Drawing Things Together." In Knowledge and Society Studies in the Sociology of Culture Past and Present. Edited by H Kuklick. Jai Press, 1986, pp. 1–40. ISBN: 9780892326815.
November, Valérie, Eduardo Camacho-Hübner, et al. "Entering a Risky Territory: Space in the Age of Digital Navigation." Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 28, no. 4 (2010): 581–99.
More on "Calculative Spatial Projects"
Elden, Stuart. "National Socialism and the Politics of Calculation." Social & Cultural Geography 7, no. 5 (2006): 753–69.
Huxley, Margo. "Spatial Rationalities: Order, Environment, Evolution and Government." Social & Cultural Geography 7, no. 5 (2006): 771–87.
Houellebecq, Michel. The Map and the Territory. Knopf, 2012. ISBN: 9780307701558.
|4||State & Nation||
Lefebvre, Henri. "Space and the State (1978)." In State, Space, World: Selected Essays. Edited by Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden. University of Minnesota Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780816653171. [Preview with Google Books]
Storey, David. "The Territorial State. " In Territories: The Claiming of Space. Routledge, 2012, pp. 13–30. ISBN: 9780415575492.
Scott, James C. "State Simplifications: Nature, Space and People." Journal of Political Philosophy 38, no. 3 (1996): 42–85.
Hise, Greg. "Architecture as State Building: A Challenge to the Field." Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 67, no. 2 (2008): 173–77.
Brenner, Neil. "Urban Governance and the Production of New State Spaces in Western Europe, 1960–2000." Review of International Political Economy 11, no. 3 (2004): 447–88.
Sassen, Saskia. "TAR in Framing the National." In Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages. Princeton University Press, 2006, pp. 32–74. ISBN: 9780691095387. [Preview with Google Books]
Scott, James C. Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed. Yale University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780300070163.
Jackson, Peter, Jan Penrose, eds., et al. Constructions of Race, Place, and Nation. University of Minnesota Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780816625055.
White, George W. Nation, State, and Territory: Origins, Evolutions, and Relationships. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004. ISBN: 9780742530256. [Preview with Google Books]
|5||Power & Space||
Deleuze, Gilles, and Félix Guattari. "Treatise on Nomadology: The War Machine." In A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia. University of Minnesota Press, 1987. ISBN: 9780816614028.
Foucault, Michel. "Governmentality." In Power: Essential Works of Michel Foucault 1954–1984. Edited by James D. Faubion. Penguin Books, 2010, pp. 201–22. ISBN: 9780140259575.
Agamben, Giorgio. "What Is an Apparatus?" In What Is an Apparatus? And Other Essays. Stanford University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780804762304. [Preview with Google Books]
Mezzadra, Sandro, and Brett Neilson. "The Sovereign Machine of Governmentality." In Border as Method, or, the Multiplication of Labor. Duke University Press Books, 2013, pp. 167–204. ISBN: 9780822355038.
Zaera Polo, Alejandro. "Architecture of Power." In The Sniper's Log: Architectural Chronicles of Generation-X. Actar, 2013. ISBN: 9788492861224.
———. "Re-Empowering Architecture." In The Sniper's Log: Architectural Chronicles of Generation-X. Actar, 2013. ISBN: 9788492861224.
Braun, Bruce. "Producing Vertical Territory: Geology and Governmentality in Late Victorian Canada." Cultural Geographies 7, no. 1 (2000): 7–46.
IND (Inter National Design). "Capital versus Capital." In Visionary Power: Producing the Contemporary City. Edited by Christine de Baan, Joachim Declerck, Véronique Patteeuw, Berlage Institute, and International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam. NAi010 Publishers, 2007. ISBN: 9789056625795.
Bouman, Ole, Stichting Archis, Office for Metropolitan Architecture, and C-lab (Columbia University). Volume 5: The Architecture of Power, Part 1, January 2006; Volume 6: Power Building, March 2006; Volume 7: Power Logic, May 2006 Archis Foundation.
|6||Initial Mapping and Research Topic Presentations||No new readings assigned|
|7||Reification – Marx, Lukács, and Beyond||
Burris, Val. "Reification: A Marxist Perspective." (PDF) California Sociologist 10, no. 1 (1988): 22–43.
Bewes, Timothy. "Reification as Cultural Anxiety." In Reification, Or, The Anxiety of Late Capitalism. Verso, 2002, pp. 191–201. ISBN: 9781859846858. [Preview with Google Books]
Hays, K. Michael. "Prolegomenon for a Study Linking the Advanced Architecture of the Present to That of the 1970s through Ideologies of Media, the Experience of Cities in Transition, and the Ongoing Effects of Reification." Perspecta 32 (2001): 101–7.
Lukács, Georg. "Reification and the Consciousness of the Proletariat." In The Continental Philosophy Reader. Edited by R. Kearney and M. Rainwater. Routledge, 1996. ISBN: 9780415095266. [Preview with Google Books]
Pitkin, Hanna Fenichel. "Rethinking Reification." Theory and Society 16, no. 2 (1987): 263–93.
Vandenberghe, Frederic. "Reification: History of the Concept." Logos: A Journal of Modern Society & Culture 15, no. 1 (2016).
|8||World Urbanization – Theories||
Mumford, Lewis. "The Natural History of Urbanization." In Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth. Edited by William L. Thomas. University of Chicago Press, 1956, pp. 382–484. ISBN: 9780226796031.
Marx, Karl. "The Communist Manifesto." In Karl Marx: Selected Writings. Edited by David McLellan. Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 245–71. ISBN: 9780198782650.
Lefebvre, Henri. "From the City to Urban Society" and "The Urban Society." In The Urban Revolution. University of Minnesota Press, 2003, pp. 1–23 and 165–88. ISBN: 9780816641604. [Preview with Google Books]
Brenner, Neil, and Christian Schmid. "Towards a New Epistemology of the Urban?" City: Analysis of Urban Trends, Culture, Theory, Policy, Action 19, no. 2–3 (2015): 151–82.
Walker, Richard. "Building a Better Theory of the Urban: A Response to 'Towards a New Epistemology of the Urban?'" (PDF) City: Analysis of Urban Trends, Culture, Theory, Policy, Action 19, no. 2–3 (2015): 183–91.
Brenner, Neil. "Global, Fragmented, Hierarchical: Henri Lefebvre's Geographies of Globalization." (PDF - 4.2MB) Public Culture 10, no. 1 (1997): 135–67.
Friedmann, John. "The World City Hypothesis." Development and Change 17, no. 1 (1986): 69–83.
Lefebvre, Henri. "The Worldwide and the Planetary." In State, Space, World: Selected Essays. Edited by Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden. University of Minnesota Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780816653171. [Preview with Google Books]
Elden, Stuart. "The Space of the World." (PDF) New Geographies 4 (2011): 26–31.
|9||World Urbanization – Architecture Reactions||
Tafuri, Manfredo. The Sphere and the Labyrinth: Avant-Gardes and Architecture from Piranesi to the 1970's. MIT Press, 1987. ISBN: 9780262200615.
Adams, Ross Exo. "Natura Urbans, Natura Urbanata: Ecological Urbanism, Circulation, and the Immunization of Nature." Environment and Planning Society and Space 32, no. 1 (2014): 12–29.
Swyngedouw, Erik, Nik Heynen, and Maria Kaika, eds. "Metabolic Urbanization: The Making of Cyborg Cities." In In the Nature of Cities: Urban Political Ecology and the Politics of Urban Metabolism. Routledge, 2006, pp. 21–39. ISBN: 9780415368278. [Preview with Google Books]
Sarkis, Hashim. "The World According to Architecture: Beyond Cosmopolis." In New Geographies 4: Scales of the Earth. Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2011, pp. 104–8. ISBN: 9781934510278.
Salgueiro Barrio, Roi. What World? Reframing the World as One City. A Review of the Exhibition "City of 7 Billion. A Constructed World." December 2, 2015.
Deese, R. S. "The Artifact of Nature: 'Spaceship Earth' and the Dawn of Global Environmentalism." Endeavour 33, no. 2 (2009): 70–75.
Kavanaugh, Leslie. "Situating Situationism: Wandering Around New Babylon with Mille Plateaux." Architectural Theory Review 13, no. 2 (2008): 254–70.
Hays, K. Michael, et al. Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe. Yale University Press, 2008, pp. 1–20. ISBN: 9780300126204.
Doxiadēs, Kōnstantinos Apostolou. "Ecumenopolis: Toward a Universal City." Ekistics 13, no. 75 (1962): 3–18.
|10||Boundlessness, or Infinite Extension||
Friedmann, John, and John Miller. "The Urban Field." Journal of the American Institute of Planners 31, no. 4 (1965): 312–20.
Gandy, Matthew. "Where Does the City End?" In Implosions / Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization. Edited by Neil Brenner. Jovis, 2014. ISBN: 9783868593174.
Picon, Antoine. "Anxious Landscapes: From the Ruin to Rust." Translated by Karen Bates. Grey Room, no. 1 (2000): 65–83.
Segal, Rafi, and Els Verbakel. "Urbanism without Density." Architectural Design 78, no. 1 (2008): 6–11.
Wigley, Mark. "Network Fever." (PDF) Grey Room 1, no. 4 (2001): 82–122.
Soja, Edward W. "Regional Urbanization and the End of the Metropolis Era." In The New Blackwell Companion to the City. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. ISBN: 9781118655306.
Hulshof, Michiel, and Daan Roggeveen. How the City Moved to Mr. Sun: China's New Megacities. Sun Publishers, 2010. ISBN: 9789085068785.
Ghosn, Rania. "The Expansion of the Extractive Territory." In The Petropolis of Tomorrow. Edited by Neeraj Bhatia and Mary Casper. Actar, 2013. ISBN: 9780989331784.
More, Aureli on Cerdà
Aureli, Pier Vittorio. The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture. MIT Press, 2011, pp. 9–13. ISBN: 9780262515795. [Preview on Google Books]
Mezzadra, Sandro, and Brett Neilson. "Fabrica Mundi. Producing the World by Drawing Borders." In Scapegoat: Archtecture, Landscape, Political Economy. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013, pp. 3–18. ISBN: 9781482370683.
Cuttitta, Paolo. "Points and Lines: A Topography of Borders in the Global Space." (PDF) Ephemera: Theory and Politics in Organizations 6, no. 1 (2006): 27–39.
Vaughan-Williams, Nick. "Borders are Not What or Where They are Supposed to Be: Security, Territory, Law." In Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power. Edinburgh University Press, 2009, pp. 14–37. ISBN: 9780748637324. [Preview with Google Books]
Popescu, Gabriel. "Thinking Borders." In Bordering and Ordering the Twenty-First Century: Understanding Borders. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011, pp. 15–27. ISBN: 9780742556218. [Preview with Google Books]
Mezzadra, Sandro, and Brett Neilson. Border as Method, Or, the Multiplication of Labor. Duke University Press Books, 2013. ISBN: 9780822355038.
Sassen, Saskia. "From National Borders to Embedded Borderings: Implications for Territorial Authority." In Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages. Princeton University Press, 2008, pp. 415–9. ISBN: 9780691136455. [Preview with Google Books]
Newman, David, and Anssi Paasi. "Fences and Neighbours in the Postmodern World: Boundary Narratives in Political Geography." Progress in Human Geography 22, no. 2 (1998): 186–207.
Weizman, Eyal. "Walking through Walls: Soldiers as Architects in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict." Radical Philosophy, no. 136 (2005): 8–22.
Netz, Reviel. Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity. Wesleyan, 2004. ISBN: 9780819567192. [Preview with Google Books]
Przybylski, Maya. "Re-Rigging: Transborder Logics Across the Bounded Site." In The Petropolis of Tomorrow. Edited by Neeraj Bhatia and Mary Casper. Actar, 2013. ISBN: 9780989331784.
Bouman, Ole, Stichting Archis, et al. Volume 39: Urban Border. Archis, 2014. ISBN: 9789077966396.
Wiedenhöfer, Kai, and Stefanie Rosenkranz. Wiedenhöfer: Confrontier: Borders 1989–2012. Steidl, 2013. ISBN: 9783869305509.
Evangelista, Ignacio. The Line on the Map MEX/USA Border; and After Schengen: European Borders. Photography, 2015.
Aureli, Pier Vittorio. "Toward the Archipelago." In The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture. MIT Press, 2011, pp. 1–46. ISBN: 9780262515795. [Preview on Google Books]
Hays, K. Michael. "Critical Architecture Between Culture and Form." Perspecta 21 (1984): 14–29.
Lahiji, Nadir. Architecture Against the Post-Political: Essays in Reclaiming the Critical Project. Routledge, 2014. ISBN: 9780415725385. [Preview with Google Books]
Zaera Polo, Alejandro. "The Politics of the Envelope: A Political Critique of Materialism." C-Lab, no. 17 (2008): 76–105.
Foucault, Michel. "Space, Knowledge, and Power." In Power. Edited by James D. Faubion. New Press, 1994, pp. 349–64.
Bryony, Roberts. "Looking for the Outside: 'How Is Architecture Political?'" The Avery Review, 2015.
Jameson, Fredric. "Architecture and the Critique of Ideology ." In Architecture Theory Since 1968. Edited by K. Michael Hays. MIT Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780262082617.
Lahiji, Nadir. "Fredric Jameson and Critical Architecture." In The Political Unconscious of Architecture: Re-Opening Jameson's Narrative. Routledge, 2012, pp. 161–70. ISBN: 9781409451815. [Preview with Google Books]
Easterling, Keller. Enduring Innocence: Global Architecture and Its Political Masquerades. MIT Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780262050791. [Preview with Google Books]
"Eisenman (and Company) Respond." Progressive Architecture 76, no. 2 (1995): 88–91.
Meuwissen, Joost. Political Urbanism. Vol. 3. Monu: Magazine on Urbanism. Rotterdam: Board, 2005.
More on Pier Vittorio Aureli
Aureli, Pier Vittorio. "The City as a Political Form." In Visionary Power: Producing the Contemporary City. Edited by Christine de Baan, Joachim Declerck, Véronique Patteeuw, Berlage Institute, and International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam. NAi010 Publishers, 2007. ISBN: 9789056625795.
Aureli, Pier Vittorio, and Martino Tattara. "Architecture as Framework: The Project of the City and the Crisis of Neoliberalism." New Geographies 1 (2009): 36–51.
———. "Stop City." (PDF) Perspecta, no. 43 (2010): 47–53.
Gadanho, Pedro, and Margot Weller. "9 + 1 Ways of Being Political: 50 Years of Political Stances in Architecture and Urban Design." MOMA, 2013.
|13||Final Presentations||No new readings assigned|