Suggested Reading


 Books, Zines & Essays

Reading the Landscape, May Theigaard Watts

A few steps in a revolution of everyday life: Walking with the Surrealists, the Situationist International and Fluxus,  by Lori Waxman

The Interpretation of Ordinary Landscapes, Edited by D.W. Meining

Outside Lies Magic, John Stilgoe

Wanderlust, Rebecca Solnit

The Hidden Dimension, Edward T. Hall

Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction and Social Dreaming

States of Transition: Art in the context of Detroit, Hamburg, and Baltimore, Edited By Kerstin Niemann

Belle Isle To Eight Mile: An insiders Guide to Detroit

Unreal Estate: A guide to the emergence of alternative urban cultures in the wake of Detroit’s economic decline


The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture, Wendell Berry

Grapefruit, Yoko Ono

Invisible Cities, Calvino


Blogs & other 


Detroit Area Rambling Network

Infinite Mile Detroit

Marginal Nature & Urban Wastelands

99% Invisible

Urban Bricolage

Right to the City

Situationist International Manifesto

Animal Architecture

There is a lot of good stuff in the reading list for the University of Michigan class “Engaged Urban Design”

Environmental History in Detroit

One More Spoke

Psychogeography Wiki 

Consume Consume



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