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David HarveyAbstract from the Concrete

Edited by Jennifer Sigler, Leah Whitman-Salkin

Featuring an interview with David Harvey by Mariano Gomez Luque and Daniel Ibañez
Marxist geographer David Harvey opened his lecture with a fact: between 2011 and 2013 China consumed 50 percent more cement than the United States had in the entire twentieth century. In Abstract from the Concrete, he asks why. Spiraling outward—geographically and materially—Harvey travels from the building industry in China to the foreclosed housing market in the United States to the automobile industry in São Paolo and back again. The why emerges as a direct result of “anti-value,” of capital in crisis—intrinsic, he contends, to capital and capital cities today.

The Incidents is a series of publications based on events that occured at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design between 1936 and tomorrow. Copublished with the Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Design by Åbäke

2016, English
13.5 x 21 cm, 174 pages, softcover
ISBN 978-3-95679-261-8


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