Neoliberalism, Globalization, and the Ecological Crisis


Libero Andreotti

Libero Andreotti is an architect, critic, historian and Emeritus Professor of Architecture at Georgia Tech. His writings on architecture and politics have appeared in October, Grey RoomLotus International, and JAE. His books include Architecture and Phantasmagoria, with Nadir Lahiji (London, Routledge 2017), Spielraum: Benjamin et L’Architecture (Paris, Editions La Villette 2011), Le Grand Jeu a Venir: Ecrits situationnistes sur la ville (Paris, Editions la Villette 2007), Situationists: Art, Politics, Urbanism, with Xavier Costa (Barcelona, ACTAR 1996), and Theory of the Derive and Other Situationist Writings on the City (Barcelona, ACTAR 1996). He contributed to Can Architecture be an Emancipatory Project? Dialogues on Architecture and the Left, edited by Nadir Lahiji (London: Zerobooks 2015).

Xavier Wrona

Xavier Wrona is an administrator at Après la revolution, an association working for the application of architectural thinking to other objects than the production of buildings. He is associate professor at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Saint-Etienne, and a PhD candidate at the École Normale Supérieure under the supervision of Pierre Caye. Wrona was the founder of the architecture office Est-ce ainsi (2006-2018), an institution working on refocusing architectural practice on its political consequences and its role in the transformation of collective life. Est-ce ainsi was awarded the Young Architects and Landscape Architects prize by the French Ministry of Culture in 2010.