Thursday, August 26, 2010

Suburban Creep

Kabul - Secure City, Public City
A supplement to Volume Magazine #15

Jolyon Leslie in 2008 described the urbanization surrounding the olympic swimming pool as a "capture of public property" by the ruling elite.

Photograph: Joost Janmaat

The Architecture of Fear, George M. Agnew, Friday October 26th 2007

"Here, was a very remarkable sight. Like a piece of sculpture was this solid concrete swimming pool, Olympic in size set in this large dusty plateau." [George M. Agnew, Participant ArchisKabul RSVP event october 2007]

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