Funky Bunkers: The Post-Military Landscape as a Readymade Space and a Cultural Playgound

On adapted reuse of military establishments.

As an analogy to the theory of readymades, the author argues that ‘readymade space’ is a utile metaphor to describe the cultural alchemy of appropriation in which vacant buildings such as military establishments are reused, adapted and designed to new purposes within the cultural economy.

Series: Design for War and Peace: 2014 Annual Design History Society Conference
People: Per Strömberg

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