Attempting to write and curate the history of the radical architectural activities associated with the events of May 1968 comes with several challenges. One is archival. A key feature of 1968 was the questioning of a Beaux-Arts architectural training system centered on the creation of artistic objects; this was accompanied by the rise of an expanded view of architecture, one that gave new attention to architecture's meanings, its publics, its economic and political underpinnings, and the various tools used to build it. Sometimes temporary and ephemeral, the architecture of this era survives in drawings and models but also emerges through written manifestos, research reports, happenings (recorded in photographs...
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Book Review| September 01 2019
Review: Mai 68: L'architecture aussi!
Mai 68: L'architecture aussi!
Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine,
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (3): 370–371.
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Isabelle Doucet; Review: Mai 68: L'architecture aussi!. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1 September 2019; 78 (3): 370–371. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jsah.2019.78.3.370
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