updated Table of Contents (ongoing…)

The Phenomenal Resilience of the Box
Table of Contents

A. BUILDING vs. BUYING THE CITY

1. Consuming the Land: Manifest Destiny and the Grid
2. Consuming the City: Liquid Destiny and the Box
a. Historical Forms of Enclosure (fortified cities, ghettos, gated communities)
b. Enclosure & Exclusvity Today
c. Buying vs. Buying Into
3. The Consumption of Place (precedents)
4. The Consumption of Identity
a. James Wines & BEST Showrooms
b. An Ironic Fate for the Quintessential Anti-Monument (recon)

B. THE CITY OF PASSIVE CONSUMPTION

1. City density samples
2. Project: basement floor of city

C. THE CITY OF ACTIVE CONSUMPTION

1. Precedent: Archizoom’s No-Stop City
(inversion of dystopia into positive reality)
2. Project: ground floor of city

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