Vecindad


Lola Lozano Lara Supervisors: Pier Vittorio Aureli, Maria Giudici The thesis considers the notion of vicinity, observed within the historic and legislative context of housing in Mexico City. A vecindad in Mexico is a building typology that allows a group of households to share domestic facilities through a central street. Vecindad translates to neighbourhood, stemming from the Spanish vecino which in […]




We Have Never Been Private! The Housing Project in Neoliberal Europe


Ioanna Piniara Supervisors: Pier Vittorio Aureli, Maria Giudici The thesis puts forward an interpretation of the management of domestic space through the transformation of the concept of the private within the socio-economic regime known as neoliberalism. In this light, the thesis proposes a critical reassessment of housing privatization not merely as a policy introduced in […]