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Volume 7 – Power Logic

Volume Magazine takes architecture right across culture. Starting in 2005, Volume is a partnership with Columbia University’s C-Lab in New York and the research bureau of Rem Koolhaas’s OMA-AMO in Rotterdam. Together with the magazine readers they form a global network of talents to shape ideas and creativity.
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Volume 7 – Power Logic: how is power using architecture to organize itself?

Volume 7 – In the previous two issues we emphasized how power takes shape and acquires form. How it can be recognized. We’re now taking it one step further in our Volume research campaign on the architecture of (a countervailing) power. This time we will show you how power is using architecture not simply to express itself, but to organize itself. Power structures and relations think architecturally in order to be successful. And if you hope to challenge these structures and relations, you better do the same. A true Macchiavelli is always an architect.

With contributions by:

BAVO (Gideon Boie and Matthias Pauwels), Inderpaul Johar, Gwenda Blair, Steve Graham, Jacqueline Hassink, Igmade (Daniel Mock and Stephan Trüby), Meri Louekari, John McMorrough, Sigrid van Roode, Reimer van Tuinen and Ruth Wodak.

Diagrams: Edwin Gardner, Roelant ten Kate, Marten Dashorst, Jelle Homburg, Matthias Görlich, Jamison Guest, Nicholas Kothar.

Photographers: Jan Bauer, Ole Bouman, Lilet Breddels, Jennifer Broutin, Camerapress, Corbis, Tracey Gibbs, Rob ‘t Hart, Bernd Hiepe, Kobi Israel, Tasos Katopodis, Dmitry Lovetsky, Mitsuo Matsuoka, Kimimasa Mayama, Magic Monkey, Gustau Nacarino, Shaquille O’Neill, Alberto Pellaschiar, Alain Pierot, Gilles Rolle, Stefan Sagmeister, Fatih Saribas, John Thys, Martial Trezzini, Jan Van de Vel, Whitebronco, Mohammed Zaatari.

Volume 7: editor-in-chief Ole Bouman, designed by Irma Boom and Natasha Chandani – 160 pages Soft-cover binding.

Contributing editors: Rem Koolhaas, Mark Wigley.

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