Jeremy Till

The Educator as Ironist

Another piece on architectural education. Rather showy-offy, but was an finalist in the EAAE competition for writings in architectural education that year.

Occupational Hazards: Architectural Review

A short think piece on the 2011 Occupation movement and its relevance to architecture.

Cook Memorial Lecture: University of Manitoba

Architecture Depends

Glossing over the cracks

My response as to why giving the official government website 2013 Design of the Year was not so cool.

Cook Memorial Lecture: University of Toronto

Architecture Depends

Keynote: Architecture and Neoliberalism Conference: Graz

Ten Theses on Scarcity

The Everyday and Architecture: 1997: Academy

Edited with Sarah Wigglesworth. Now all this stuff appears, well, everyday but back then it was quite original. Buying it is a problem because the publishers discontinued it, but there are some sellers out there in the US. Essays and work by, among others, Sam Mockbee (of Rural Studio, his only published writing, of which we are proud to have persuaded him to do), Greil Marcus, Niall McLaughlin and Michael Marriott.

Keynote: SUNY: Buffalo

Will the real user please stand up?

A Landscape of Pure Scarcity

The foreword to Arna Mathiesen's great book Scarcity In Excess, which investigates the effects of scarcity on the built environment in Iceland following the economic crisis of 2008. Other excerpts of the book are on Issuu

Scar(c)e Times

For Occupied Times, the journal of the occupation movement. On austerity contra scarcity

Three Myths and One Model

Originally commissioned by the RIBA, a piece on what might or might not constitute architectural research. Big in Spain.

Make_Shift City Conference, Berlin

Distributing Power

Edited text of an interview with me about participation done with Bernd Upmeyer of the Dutch journal MONU

Constructed Scarcity

Very early thoughts from our Scarcity and Creativity project. Now looks rather crude.

Architecture Depends: Reviews

In order to get a balanced view, all reviews from the very nice to the very nasty are included here.

Peter Blundell Jones: A Tribute

Text of my talk as part of the celebration of PBJ's life held at the University of Sheffield, 16th November 2016

The King is Dead!Long Live the Queen!

Short and a bit inconsequential riposte to Markus Miessen’s Nightmare of Participation.

Design: Duarte Carrilho da Graça & Philipp Sokolov