Architecture in Effect (Two volumes)
Volume 1: Rethinking the Social in Architecture: Making Effects
Volume 2: After Effects: Theories and Methodologies in Architectural Research
vol 1: Sten Gromark, Jennifer Mack, Roemer van Toorn
vol 2: Edited by Hélène Frichot with Gunnar Sandin & Bettina Schwalm
Architecture in Effect presents research on the co-constitution of architecture and the social by addressing concrete problems and forwarding explorative theories and methodologies. The book compromises a wide-ranging collection of essays emerging from a multi-year research collective that has brought together partners from Sweden, the Nordic countries, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.
The socially oriented perspective of Volume #1, Rethinking the Social, is complemented by discussions of architectural and transdisciplinary theories and methodologies in Volume #2, After Effects. Together these twin volumes reflect on topics such as the utopian idea of a welfare state, the role of intersubjective and non-human points of view, and the impact of historical and current images on the making of realities. The task of these