Jeremy Till

Martin Centre: University of Cambridge

Scarcity Scares. Video here.

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.

Three Myths and One Model

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

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

Cook Memorial Lecture: University of Manitoba

Architecture Depends

Too Many Ideas

Early stuff on research and first ideas on contingency. Others like this more than I do. Big in China.

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.

Occupational Hazards: Architectural Review

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

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.

University of California, Berkeley

Spatial Agency and Design Activism

The Future is Hairy

The best essay on the building and meaning of our house, with stories.

Flexible Housing, Opportunities and Limits (with Tatjana Schneider)

First of two articles setting out the preliminary argument for the book, Flexible Housing. Apparently one of arq’s top downloads.

Faculty of Architecture, ULB, Brussels

The Expanding Field: Architecture Beyond the Object.

Architecture Depends: Reviews

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

Tent City University: OccuppyLSX: St Pauls

Ten Theses on Scarcity. A lecture given in a tent on the steps of St Pauls during the Occupy London Stock Exchange period. Vocal audience who gave not a jot about my professorial authority. Rightly. Podcast, with the atmosphere of the occupation, is here.

Glossing over the cracks

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

Scar(c)e Times

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

Design: Duarte Carrilho da Graça & Philipp Sokolov