In this initial approach to our site, students will start exploring Chilean socio-cultural, political and economical aspects and everyday life hidden in Santiago urban grid. The first part will consist in a detailed investigation about the different cultural customs and spatial characteristics where they take place. The reading of texts and reviews of movies and Chilean literature will help to elaborate different analytical diagrams.
Presentation of initial researches on Tuesday 2nd of December 2014.
The second part is a refl ection on how citizens’ everyday life activities construct politics in this city. The collection of specific information by interviews, photographs, maps, drawings and visits during the unit trip to Santiago will complete the first hypothesis elaborated in London. These are the initial stepsfor later individually select programmatic framework and location for each block proposal in Santiago colonial grid.
Submission of final reserach on Tuesday 13th of January 2015.
Tahl Kraminer, Miguel Robles Duran and Heidi Sohn: Urban Asymetries. Studies and Projects on Neoliberal Urbanization, Rotterdam: 010 Publisher, 2011, pp.146-169.
The Shock Doctrine by Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom, 2009
Missing by costa Gavras, 1982.