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| FEATURED WORK

Below are projects selected from each medium categories (Books, Design, Articles & Lectures, Cartography). Their association attempt to construct a work manifesto.
04-Ma'ale Adumim

A COMMON STATE / Uncube (2015)

Israeli settlement of Ma'ale Adumim (Jerusalem Governorate): 35,673 inhabitants, established in 1975, 1,759 acres. "A Common State: Constructing Architectural Imaginaries for Palestine-Israel," on Uncube (July 29, 2015) Although I have consistently written against the Israeli politics of colonisation in the past, I now would like ...

Future Classics Dress collection, AutumnWinter 2014 (1)

Spinoza in a T-Shirt (with Minh-Ha T. Pham) / The New Inquiry (2015)

Julie Wilkins / Future Classics Dress collection, Autumn/Winter 2014 Léopold Lambert and Minh-Ha T. Pham, "SPINOZA IN A T-SHIRT: A Manifesto for Designs that Do Not Know What Bodies Aren’t," on The New Inquiry (June 2015) “What can a body do?” is the question Spinoza puts to his readers in the third part of Ethics. For ...

Nausicaa Public Housing - Leopold Lambert (1)

NAUSICAÄ GARDENS (2015)

Collective housing in general, and social housing in particular are the core program to favor a "vivre-ensemble" ("living-together). The French program of social housing is made in such a way that all municipalities are required to incorporate a certain percentage of it. Many wealthy cities, however, prefer to pay the fines ...

The Banlieue Inventory (The Funambulist 2014)

ANOTHER PARIS: THE BANLIEUE IMAGINARY / 2015

"Another Paris: The Banlieue Imaginary,” on The Funambulist (January 16, 2015) ACCESS TO THE FULL ARTICLE ON THE FUNAMBULIST RELATED ARTICLE TEXT: In the wake of the recent attacks against journalists and people shopping at a kosher supermarket in Paris, a few people have told me that they expected me to write something ...

Weaponized Architecture - Leopold Lambert (22)

WEAPONIZED ARCHITECTURE: A DISOBEDIENT PALESTINIAN BUILDING (2010)

Architectural project for Weaponized Architecture: The Impossibility of Innocence, Barcelona: dpr-barcelona, 2012. Weaponized Architecture is an examination of the inherent instrumentalization of architecture as a political weapon; research informs the development of a project which, rather than defusing these characteristics, ...

Spiculation Leopold Lambert Martin Le Bourgeois (1)

SPICULATION (2008)

Project with Martin Le Bourgeois spicule : noun. chiefly Zoology a small needle-like structure, in particular any of those making up the skeleton of a sponge. from Oxford Dictionnary Spiculation embodies an alternative to public space’s hermetism. Its spicules’ aggregate composes a malleable material which can be ...

Political Cartography of Palestine (Léopold Lambert Funambulist

POLITICAL CARTOGRAPHY OF PALESTINE / 2014

"Political Cartography of Palestine: Overview of the Issues and their History," on The Funambulist (August 18, 2014) SEE THE LECTURE "WEAPONIZED ARCHITECTURE IN PALESTINE" IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE RELATED ARTICLE TEXT: In the two last months, much information was released (including on this platform) regarding the various issues ...

The Funambulist Pamphlets - Leopold Lambert

THE FUNAMBULIST PAMPHLETS / Punctum Books (2013 – ongoing)

The Funambulist Pamphlets: Volumes 01-15, New York: Punctum Books, 2013-2015. SEE THE BOOKS ON PUNCTUM BOOKS / ACCESS THE FUNAMBULIST The Funambulist Pamphlets is a series of small books archiving articles that I have been writing between 2009 and 2013 and that I published on The Funambulist, collected according to specific ...

Weaponized Architecture - Leopold Lambert

WEAPONIZED ARCHITECTURE / Dpr-Barcelona (2012)

Weaponized Architecture: The Impossibility of Innocence, Barcelona: dpr-barcelona, 2012. SEE THE BOOK ON DPR-BARCELONA / BUY THE BOOK Weaponized Architecture is an examination of the inherent instrumentalization of architecture as a political weapon; research informs the development of a project which, rather than defusing these ...

prosecutor-evidence

THE SPEECH OF THINGS / The New Inquiry (2014)

"The Speech of Things," on The New Inquiry (November 25, 2014) Image above: Assistant state attorneys John Guy, left, and Bernie de la Rionda, right, display the hooded sweatshirt worn by Trayvon Martin the night he was shot by George Zimmerman. (Credit: AP) René Magritte’s painting of a pipe was not a pipe; similarly, the ...

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THE CONTINUOUS SIEGE: SPECTACULAR AND NORMAL TERRITORIAL VIOLENCE IN GAZA / The Fall Semester (2014)

"The Continuous Siege: Spectacular and Normal Territorial Violence in Gaza," in The Fall Semester, Miami, 2014. Image above: Infrastructural and Militarized Cartography of Gaza – Made by the author (July 10, 2014) As the Israeli bombs stop raining on Gaza and, with them, the outrage that this recent chapter of the continuous ...