Handling Replacement: Tending to a local library and repair centre

Valeria Graziano, Kim Trogal

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This article offers a perspective on the intersecting realities of scarcity and austerity in the UK today. It is the site of two infrastructures: the first, an existing public library now transferred to a social enterprise and the second, an infrastructure for the processing of used household goods.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Critical Care
Subtitle of host publicationArchitecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet
EditorsAngelika Fitz, Elke Krasny, Architekturzentrum Wien
PublisherMIT Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780262536837
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2019


  • Repair
  • Library
  • Austerity
  • Postwork
  • Circular Economy
  • Community-led
  • volunteer labour
  • Care
  • Architecture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Cultural Studies
  • Architecture
  • Sociology and Political Science

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