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Jeanne van Heeswijk, Torange Khonsari, Tatjana Schneider und Markus Bader

The book examines numerous projects, discusses strategies for learning together, experimental building, radical recycling, and cooperative urban development. It is a call to action: space becomes an actor that fundamentally questions design itself and the role of architects. It offers an extensive collection of photos and drawings, analyses and ideas, tutorials and building instructions, that continually test and explore the parameters for action in urban space. Polylemma asks: How do we want to live together in the future? It is a request to think space openly; a plea for the city as a sphere of action.

The text in this feast of a book explores – together with Markus Bader, Jeanne van Heeswijk and Torange Khonsari – notions of situatedness in critical spatial practice.

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Jovis, Berlin, 2023