The Architectural Review May 2022
‘The space we live in is one of flows, of transit. But we are so used to living in this hypermodern world that we do not see the flows that make up our lives,’ writes Justinien Tribillon, ‘when a dictator goes to war, or an ecological disaster breaks out, or a ship gets stuck in a canal, we are reminded that transit implies economical, ethical, and political choices.’ In this interconnected world that is built on networks of people, capital and resources, the modern project has been to conceal the ties that knot the world together. A flat map of the world can be seemingly folded in half, delivering food to tables, goods to people, and currency to bank accounts. In the May issue of the AR, we reach out into these matrices of information, making visible this ghostly lattice through which we are connected.