Jeremy Till

Architecture is too important to be left to men alone

A further explanation of my 30% pledge, which seems to have raised debate (see comments) elsewhere on the very wonderful Parlour website. 

The Broken Middle, the space of the London riots

Thoughts on the London riots. I think good.

Scarcity contra Austerity

Unpicking the differences between scarcity and austerity, the implications for the built environment. Good twitter feedback. Translated into French courtesy of the great journal Criticat. Pdf of translation here.

Faculty of Architecture, ULB, Brussels

The Expanding Field: Architecture Beyond the Object.

Jakarta Architecture Triennale 2012

Workshop and lecture. The workshop was an incredible experience of working on issues of scarcity with students of Yandi Andri Yatmo and Paramita Atmodiwirjo in a Jakarta kampung. Reported on an Indonesian urban blog for Indonesian speakers.

Make_Shift City Conference, Berlin

RIBA Research Symposium

Retrofit under conditions of scarcity. Pdf of presentation is here. Background to day here

Scarcity: Architecture in an age of diminishing resources: Academy: 2012

The first book from my scarcity research project. Edited with Jon Goodbun and Deljana Iossifova, it brings together some good articles, including ones by Ezio Manzini, Erik Swyngedouw, Winy Maas, Kate Soper and more. Table of contents is here.

How will architects be educated in 20 years time?

A short piece written in 2012 for the RIBA Building Futures series on the future of architectural education and the profession. More bullish than I now feel.

Architecture University Research Society, UPC Barcelona

Entropic Research

Live Projects Symposium: Oxford Brookes University

Shifting the Ground

In which I ask the question, if live projects are 'live' does this mean that the rest of architectural education is dead.

Society of Architectural Historians: Detroit

From Objects of Austerity to Processes of Scarcity. Text of presentation available through link above.

Portland State University: Oregon

First steps. 

Video here.

University of California, Berkeley

Spatial Agency and Design Activism

University of Plymouth

Escaping The Fountainhead

University of Sheffield

Reforming. 

As part of the series ?The Social Production of Architecture?. Didn't go too well because I asked the question: Is Design Activism bad design and bad activism? This started a debate.

University of Dundee

Spatial Ethics

Four facts about higher education policy

More or less what it says on the tin - facts that were correct in early 2012.