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PALMER, Montserrat. Cultura y política . ARQ (Santiago) [online]. 2003, n.53, pp. 4-5. ISSN 0717-6996. doi: 10.4067/S0717-69962003005300002.
What is it that makes space political?Of all the activities of a human community, only two are considered necessary for what Aristotle called bios politikos: action and speech. The architects actions and discourse imply the conception of the architectural project as a political act, taking into account the fact that forms are ideologically neutral, and only acquire meaning according to the way they are used. Five articles introduce from different perspectives the problems pertaining to architectures sphere of action from a political point of view. Culture, the city, and the architectural work are the paradigms that we present throughout this issue devoted to our everyday life in a given society
Palabras clave : Architecture and politics; architecture and society; architecture and power; city and politics.