Esra Akcan

Esra Akcan’s research on modern and contemporary architecture and urbanism foregrounds the intertwined histories of Europe, West Asia, and East Africa, and offers new ways to understand architecture’s role in global, social, and environmental justice. She has written extensively on critical and postcolonial theory, racism, immigration, architectural photography, translation, neoliberalism, and global history. She is the author of Architecture in Translation: Germany, Turkey and the Modern House (Duke UP); Turkey: Modern Architectures in History (Reaktion/Chicago UP,, w. S.Bozdoğan); Open Architecture: Migration, Citizenship and the Urban Renewal of Berlin-Kreuzberg by IBA-1984/87 (Birkhäuser/De Gruyter); and Abolish Human Bans (CCA).

  • Section: Architecture
  • Venue: Palazzo Mora
  • Based in: New York & Ithaca, USA
  • Links: Website, Twitter, Facebook

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