Infrastructure, Wind and Fire

Early in the morning of 9th January 2017, the inhabitants of San Cristobal (a marginalized neighborhood in Bogotá) found out that their new self-constructed library/cultural centre was (almost) burnt to ashes. La Casa del Viento [The Wind’s House] was one of the many projects that Arquitectura Expandida (AX), a collective of young architects, was developing… Continue reading Infrastructure, Wind and Fire

Repairing infrastructures, deploying affects: Bullfighting in Bogotá, Colombia

In January 2017, one of the biggest arenas for bullfighting in Colombia – the Santamaría’s Bullring in Bogotá, was finally reopened after four years of infrastructural repairing. As soon as the famous Plaza de toros was announced to be ready, a number of lawsuits, public debates, and protests became widely visible in the media. Although… Continue reading Repairing infrastructures, deploying affects: Bullfighting in Bogotá, Colombia