Volume #9: Crisis! What Crisis? Suburbia after the Crash

December 2006
If a crisis is imminent, we need strong policies to cope with it. If the world is facing a crisis of debt, a crisis of truth, a crisis of sprawl and a crisis of purpose, what can design do? This issue of Volume is your survival kit to take responsibility and curb the lie that gives a dream to the millions but will be their predicament when they really need a home.

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Volume #9 includes contributions by The New Monumentality Studio Research Community under direction of Alexander D’Hooghe. Research Community: Professor John De Monchaux (planning), Professor Christopher Zegras (transportation studies), Peter Beinart (Editor The New Republic), Professor Bishwapriya Sanyal (development planning), Ole Bouman, Lisa Sweeney (Head of GIS Services), Nadya Nilina (Teaching Assistant). Student Researchers: Rana Amirtahmasebi, Neeraj Bhatia, Timothy C.Campos, Marta Morais, Michael Lin, Gena Peditto, Christophoros Romanos, Priyanka Shah, James Shen, Albert Wei. Production team: Alexander D’Hooghe (editor), Timothy Campos, Michael Lin, James Shen (co-editors), Neeraj Bhatia, Christophoros Romanos, Albert Wei (assistant editors). Mark Jarzombek, Yung Ho Chang


160 pages
Binding: Soft-Cover
ISBN 978 90 77966 09 9
Price: € 17,50
Release: September 2006
Editor-in-chief: Ole Bouman
Contributing editors: Rem Koolhaas, Mark Wigley
Feature editor: Jeffrey Inaba
Guest Editor: Alexander D’Hooghe
Editorial Consultants: Carlos Betancourth, Thomas Daniell, Markus Miessen, Kai Vöckler
Design: Irma Boom and Natasha Chandani
Publisher: Stichting Archis