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FREE DOWNLOAD ¾ Junkspace / Running Room å Junkspace first appeared in the  Harvard Design School Guide to Shopping 2001 a vast compendium of text images and data concerning the consumerist transformation of city and suburb from the first department store to the latest mega mall The architect Rem Koolhaas itemized in delirious detail howJunkspace first appeared in the  Harvard Design School Guide to Shopping 2001 a vast compendium of text images and data concerning the consumerist transformation of city and suburb from the first department. I picked up this little tome because I so enjoyed Koolhaus’ deconstruction of pre war Coney Island amusement architecture and its relationship to Manhattan building trends I highly recommend that book—“Delirious New York” This is a small version of that with plenty of “Oh SNAP” attacks on the dull and mind numbing commercial architecture mostly malls airports and arenas that is wearing away our collective soul

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Nse from the cultural critic Hal Foster  Junkspace describes the bleak and featureless world of capitalism while  Running Room seeks to find a space within the junk in which the individual might still exis. A solid 35 that is currently featured on Slow CultureJunkspace is an angry frank explosive take on modern architecture and its globalized illusions Rem Koolhaas’ writing is as disconcerting as the reality he dissects Some might have the feeling that this writing is extreme and one eyed but Hal Foster’s response comes to round out the angles before offering new perspectives and hope Above all this book unites the work of two passionate idealists completing each other and that it always precious to experience

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Junkspace Running RoomStore to the latest mega mall The architect Rem Koolhaas itemized in delirious detail how our cities are being overwhelmed His celebrated jeremiad is updated here and twinned with  Running Room a fresh respo. In his memoirs Jean Cocteau tells a great anecdote where he shows Picasso a letter and Picasso exclaims Ah an anonymous letter Cocteau confused points out the signature to Pablo Ah but that doesn't matter says the latter the genre of the letter is anonymousSo what is Junkspace According to Foster's introduction a kind of retro manifesto Whereas typically the manifesto says This is where we have to go Junkspace only says This is where we ended up It claims nothing wants nothing merely points out But it uses the language of manifesto Every sentence is a statement and every other sentence a denunciation It is written and writhing in violent hyperbole Look around you junk everywhere It's terribleBut hey I always like manifestos I think I admire that boldness Even if it's a pose this sense of being so sure of something that you can ink it up in capitals and distribute it on billboards it wows me I wish I would have that just once I'd like to think it would come to me as a word A word of my own making something like junkspace The rest of the words would just clump around it like weeds