Resources

Class Presentations
Speculative City Introduction (8/24/2017)


Additional Recommended Readings
How Will Capitalism End? (Introduction) by Wolfgang Streeck
Speculative Design: Criteria and Motivations by James Auger
DesignFiction: A short essay on design, science, fact and fiction by Julian Bleecker
Rebel Cities (Preface & Chapter 1) by David Harvey


Recommended Books
Speculative Everything by Anthony Dunne & Fiona Raby
Hertzian Tales by Anthony Dunne
Adversarial Design by Carl DiSalvo

How Will Capitalism End? by Wolfgang Streeck
Four Futures by Peter Frase
Envisioning Real Utopias by Erik Olin Wright
Rebel Cities by David Harvey
Agonistics: Thinking the World Politically by Chantal Mouffe

Archigram: Architecture without Architecture by Simon Sadler
Superstudio: Life without Objects by Peter Lang and William Menking


Recommended Viewing
Black Mirror (on netflix)


Topical Articles
Harvard Institute of Politics Spring Poll 2016

“Has the Smartphone Destroyed a Generation” by Jean Twenge in The Atlantic

Participatory Budgeting Project

Brazil let its citizens make decisions about city budgets. Here’s what happened. by Brian Wampler and Mike Touchton in The Washington Post

Is Participatory Budgeting Real Democracy? by Anna Clark in Next City

Finland’s universal basic income trial for unemployed reduces stress levels, says official in The Independent

“Why Finland’s Basic Income Experiment is Failing” by  in The New York Times

“The Netherlands’ Upcoming Money-for-Nothing Experiment” by Tracy Brown Hamilton in The Atlantic

Canada’s largest province to launch universal basic income trial by Harriet Agerholm in The Independent

VIDEO: Understanding the Mondragon Worker Cooperative Corporation in Spain’s Basque Country on Democracy Now