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An Intersectional Architecture

An Intersectional Architecture ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Frederik Brauner € UC Berkeley frederikbrauner@gmail.com Frederik Brauner On the rugged cliffs of Qapiarfiusaaq in Nuuk, Kalaallit Nunaat (Eng. Greenland) stand seven of the enormous housing blocks built by the Danish state in the 1970s. These housing blocks represent one part of a wider set of policies set to rapidly urbanize, industrialize, and centralize Greenland, in order to build a Danish-inspired welfare state. However, the expansive modernist developments failed to take existing Inuit culture, social structures, and local environment into account, creating monotonous dwellings and urban spaces only fit for one particular type of family. The period has since been described as the era of Welfare Volume 10/Issue 1 Colonialism. March 2022 Through extensive ethnographic fieldwork, archival research, and pp 1–3 DOI:10.1080/20507828. on-site mappings, the thesis project set out to investigate how the theory 2022.2026049 of intersectionality could be used as both an analytical and productive tool when engaging with the built environment. It proposes a new No potential conflict of methodological approach to how we develop our cities, based on interest was reported by the author. heightened cultural awareness and social inclusion at every scale of the © 2022 The Author development. It proposes to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architecture and Culture Taylor & Francis

An Intersectional Architecture

Architecture and Culture , Volume 10 (1): 3 – Jan 2, 2022

An Intersectional Architecture

Architecture and Culture , Volume 10 (1): 3 – Jan 2, 2022

Abstract

ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Frederik Brauner € UC Berkeley frederikbrauner@gmail.com Frederik Brauner On the rugged cliffs of Qapiarfiusaaq in Nuuk, Kalaallit Nunaat (Eng. Greenland) stand seven of the enormous housing blocks built by the Danish state in the 1970s. These housing blocks represent one part of a wider set of policies set to rapidly urbanize, industrialize, and centralize Greenland, in order to build a Danish-inspired welfare state. However, the expansive modernist developments failed to take existing Inuit culture, social structures, and local environment into account, creating monotonous dwellings and urban spaces only fit for one particular type of family. The period has since been described as the era of Welfare Volume 10/Issue 1 Colonialism. March 2022 Through extensive ethnographic fieldwork, archival research, and pp 1–3 DOI:10.1080/20507828. on-site mappings, the thesis project set out to investigate how the theory 2022.2026049 of intersectionality could be used as both an analytical and productive tool when engaging with the built environment. It proposes a new No potential conflict of methodological approach to how we develop our cities, based on interest was reported by the author. heightened cultural awareness and social inclusion at every scale of the © 2022 The Author development. It proposes to

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Taylor & Francis
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2050-7836
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2050-7828
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10.1080/20507828.2022.2026049
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Abstract

ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Frederik Brauner € UC Berkeley frederikbrauner@gmail.com Frederik Brauner On the rugged cliffs of Qapiarfiusaaq in Nuuk, Kalaallit Nunaat (Eng. Greenland) stand seven of the enormous housing blocks built by the Danish state in the 1970s. These housing blocks represent one part of a wider set of policies set to rapidly urbanize, industrialize, and centralize Greenland, in order to build a Danish-inspired welfare state. However, the expansive modernist developments failed to take existing Inuit culture, social structures, and local environment into account, creating monotonous dwellings and urban spaces only fit for one particular type of family. The period has since been described as the era of Welfare Volume 10/Issue 1 Colonialism. March 2022 Through extensive ethnographic fieldwork, archival research, and pp 1–3 DOI:10.1080/20507828. on-site mappings, the thesis project set out to investigate how the theory 2022.2026049 of intersectionality could be used as both an analytical and productive tool when engaging with the built environment. It proposes a new No potential conflict of methodological approach to how we develop our cities, based on interest was reported by the author. heightened cultural awareness and social inclusion at every scale of the © 2022 The Author development. It proposes to

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Published: Jan 2, 2022

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