As part of ASH’s residency at the 221A Gallery in Vancouver, the Pollyanna 圖書館 Library asked us to provide a bibliography of books to add to their collection that provide a written context to the four workshops we will be holding on the principles and practices of a socialist architecture. This is what we came up with.
Keith Jacobs, Neoliberal Housing Policy: An International Perspective (2019)
Architects for Social Housing, Inequality Capital: A Power Walk by Architects for Social Housing (2019)
Guy Shrubsole, Who Owns England? How We Lost Our Green and Pleasant Land and How to Take It Back (2019)
Anitra Nelson and François Schneider, Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities (2019)
Samuel Moyn, Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World (2019)
Architects for Social Housing, The Costs of Estate Regeneration: A Report by Architects for Social Housing (2018)
The Revolutionary Communist Group, Whose Land is it Anyway? Housing, Capitalism and the Working Class (2018)
Brett Christophers, The New Enclosure; The Appropriation of Public Land in Neoliberal Britain (2018)
Karen Jubey, ed. Housing as Intervention: Architecture Towards Social Equity (2018)
John Boughton, Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing (2018)
Architects for Social Housing, Central Hill: A Case Study in Estate Regeneration (2018)
James Lander and Tamara Stoll, Walking Between Streets in the Sky (2017)
Jane Rendell, The Architecture of Psychoanalysis: Spaces of Transition (2017)
Peer Smets and Paul Watt, Social Housing and Urban Renewal: A Cross-National Perspective (2017)
Architects for Social Housing, The Truth about Grenfell Tower: A report by Architects for Social Housing (2017)
Anna Minton, Big Capital: Who is London For? (2017)
Eyal Weizman, Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability (2017)
Architects for Social Housing, Homes for Londoners: Good Practice Guide to Resisting Estate Demolition (2017)
Walter Nageli and Niloufar Tajeri, eds. Small Interventions: New Ways of Living in Post-War Modernism (2016)
Architects for Social Housing, The Ethics of Estate Regeneration: Architects for Social Housing in response to the Royal Institute of British Architects (2016)
Peter Ranis, Cooperatives Confront Capitalism: Challenging the Neoliberal Economy (2016)
David Madden and Peter Marcuse, In Defense of Housing: The Politics of Crisis (2016)
Architects for Social Housing, West Kensington and Gibbs Green Estates: New Homes and Improvements without Demolition (2016)
Lisa Mckenzie, Getting By: Estates, Class and Culture in Austerity Britain (2015)
Jessie Brennan, Regeneration! Conversations, Drawings, Archives and Photographs from Robin Hood Gardens (2015)
Raquel Rolnik, Urban Warfare: Housing Under the Empire of Finance (2015), translated 2019.
Jason W. Moore, Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital (2015)
Ben Campkin, Remaking London: Decline and Regeneration in Urban Culture (2013)
David Harvey, Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution (2012)
Fugitive Images, Estate: Art, Politics and Social Housing in Britain (2010)
Lynsey Hanley, Estates: An Intimate History (2007)
Frederic Druot, Anne Lacaton, Jean-Philippe Vassall, Plus: Large-scale Housing Development (2007)
Peter Hall, Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design since 1880 (1988), fourth edition 2014.
Henri Lefebvre, The Production of Space (1974), translated 1992.
Henri Lefebvre, The Right to the City (1968), translated in Writings on Cities, 1996.
Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle (1967), translated 1994.
Moisei Ginzburg, Dwelling: Five Years’ Work on the Problem of the Habitation (1934), translated 2017.
Friedrich Engels, The Housing Question (1872)
Architects for Social Housing