LACATON & VASSAL: Game Changer

For most, particularly non-architects, the name LACATON & VASSAL won’t immediately conjure any mental images. Even those who have visited their buildings often wonder what it is exactly they have designed. Where, upon the exposed concrete beams and columns, the raw expansive rooms of the Palais de Tokyo (2001–11), have they inscribed themselves?
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Welcome to Futureburg

SARAH NUTTALL and ACHILLE MBEMBE are the editors of a very different city guide. They write about cityness, about ­Africanness, future, and about an Afro­politan nation. They see a very different map, ­­they tell you very different things. Things you never heard about Africa. Things you never heard about the US or Brazil either. Now they research the traces of the poor through the city. …
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