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        • Protean Prototypes
          Urban Platforms for Appropriation

        Abstract
        The speculative project Protean Prototypes is situated
        within the contemporary urban conditions of injustice
        and marginalisation and mobilises aspects of Lefebvre’s
        concepts of ‘use’ and ‘appropriation’ as fundamental
        practices in the production of urban space. Informed by
        actor network and assemblage theories, the project seeks
        to leverage the agency of things (such as urban artefacts,
        infrastructures, instruments, organisations and networks)
        towards the appropriation of public infrastructural space
        and the creation of multiuse platforms that enable new
        assemblages of access and urban possibility.
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        Citation
        Velikov & Geoffrey ThünKathy. (2016). Protean Prototypes. Urban Platforms for Appropriation. Social Poetics . The Architecture of Use and Appropriation, OASE, (96), 98–101. Retrieved from https://www.oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/96/ProteanPrototypes

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