Over the past five hundred years, two hundred years, one hundred years, thirty years, ten years, year, labor has changed. The way we work—the things we do, the ways and places we do them, who and what we do them with—has transformed. In parallel, so has our understanding of the world, of the city, of architecture, perhaps of life.

Workplace is a collaboration between e-flux Architecture and the Canadian Centre for Architecture within the context of its year-long research project Catching Up With Life.

 

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Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon
Settlement Many explicate that labor is constructed through settlement, and perhaps the most readily visible and visiblized histories of...
Kelly Pendergrast
Interior, pizza arcade. Sioux Falls, 1995 or thereabouts. Family groups and clusters of post-soccer-practice tweens sit around...
Arvand Pourabbasi and Golnar Abbasi
In the context of contemporary forms of labor, “production” is often discussed and glamorized. But what is overlooked is the exhaustion that...
Samiha Meem
“Oh, that’s definitely a post.” I didn’t agree, but I posted it anyways. Not because it was done (it wasn’t), but because I was finished. *...
Scene 1: Fantasy Cities I have no idea where I am. The landscape for some time now has looked like a non-place; as unremarkable and...
Helen Hester and Nick Srnicek
Women, War, and Work While housing has long been intimately connected with capitalism via speculative finance, mortgage debt, and property...
Alberte Lauridsen and Marianna Janowicz
During the strictest Covid-19 lockdowns in the UK, the continued labor of waste collection workers and supermarket delivery drivers allowed other...
Andreas Petrossiants
And if the wreckage of this inheritance will not be complete; if notwithstanding the crimes committed during this “civilized” war, we may still...
Dank Lloyd Wright
From myriad sources, including the lived experience of our own lives, we know how deeply problematic practices of labor sourcing, organizing, and...
Denisse Vega de Santiago
Oppressed peoples are always asked to stretch a little more, to bridge the gap between blindness and humanity. —Audre Lorde 1 On May 28,...
Delivery Lines: Amazon’s Supply Chain In 2019 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a critical articulation about contemporary capitalism, akin to...
Nick Axel, Albert Ferré, Nikolaus Hirsch, and Megan Marin
Workplace is a collaboration between e-flux Architecture and the Canadian Centre for Architecture within the context of its year-long...

Workplace is a collaboration between e-flux Architecture and the Canadian Centre for Architecture within the context of its year-long research project Catching Up With Life.

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