October 4, 2011


As part of Storefront Cabarets Series, Storefront presented  Utopie: Texts and Projects, 1967-1978. The name of the event is the title of a book edited by Craig Buckley and Jean-Louis Violeau which reprinted material from the group of architects, sociologists, and urbanists known as Utopie. The launch included a one-night only exhibition, featuring the magazines, pamphlets, posters, and other traces of the group’s activities. Performers included  Isabelle Auricoste, Craig Buckley, Jean-Louis Cohen, Cristina Goberna, Meredith TenHoor, Hubert Tonka, and Jean-Louis Violeau. 


About the book

Utopie: Texts and Projects, 1967-1978
By Craig Buckley and Jean-Louis Violeau, Eds
Key writings and projects from the group of architects, sociologists, and urbanists known as Utopie.

About the authors   

Craig Buckley teaches at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation, where he is also the Director of Print Publications. His writing and criticism have appeared in Grey Room, the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, and other publications. 


Jean-Louis Violeau is a sociologist and researcher at the Architecture-Culture-Société laboratory of the Ecole d’architecture de Paris-Malaquais in Paris.

Publisher: Semiotext(e)
English, 2011, 264 pages, black and white
9.1 x 7.8 x 1.1 inches; hardcover
24.95 USD
ISBN 978-1584350958


Support for Utopie was made possibly by Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Columbia GSAPP.

Drinks sponsored by Original Sin Hard Cider.


Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month NYC. .