“The boat has…been for our civilization…the greatest reserve of the imagination. The ship is the heterotopia par excellence. In civilizations without boats, dreams dry up, espionage takes the place of adventure, and the police take the place of pirates" – Foucault
Habermas' "The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere"
The Sumerian Ashurbanipal Library
Alexandria, The Paradise of Knowledge
Lyceum, Salons, Coffee Houses
Remembering the danger of biblioclasty
"Everytime an elder passes away, a
library is burnt down." - Elizabeth
Walter Mehring's "The Lost Library"
Samuel Brown's Bookmobiles,
Wanderbibliotehken and other
Floating Foundations (architecture)
Villa El Salvador, Peru