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Posted 03.06.12 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Giovanna Borasi & Mirko Zardini: Demedicalize Architecture



MIT AgeLab, AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System), 2011. Suit calibrated to simulate the motor abilities, vision, flexibility, dexterity and strength of a person in their mid-70s with multiple chronic conditions. [Photos by Nathan Fried-Lipski; © MIT AgeLab]

[All images courtesy of the Canadian Centre for Architecture]

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Demedicalize Architecture
On Places, Canadian Centre for Architecture curators Mirko Zardini and Giovanna Borasi explore the changing social and political concepts of “healthy” buildings and cities.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mirko Zardini is the Director and Chief Curator of the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
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Giovanna Borasi is Curator of Contemporary Architecture at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
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