Close Reading: SLC
A close reading of the urban cannot avoid the entanglements and connections which are the stuff of living. The close reading of Salt Lake City reveals the difficulties of representing the socio-spatial and geo-political networks that (re)produce urban knowledge.
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A close reading of the urban cannot avoid the entanglements and connections which are the stuff of living.
Systems, and cognate designations such as networks, constellations, webs, complexes and organizations, constitute what the discipline refers to in spatial terms: cities, regions or territories. The complexity of these systems is tied to power-laden historical and ongoing decisions made across geographies and scales. And rarely do the elements of any single system coincide with another. This is not condition in need of mending but is a productive possibility within the broad process of urbanization.
The endless configurations defined by each individual visitors reveal the true nature of Timber Valley's design intent. By using recycled materials, modular scheme, and simple construction methods, Timber Valley ultimately promotes up-cycling design for visitors in all ages in an easy-to-deploy and sustainable fashion.