Book review of ‘Urban Design Under Neoliberalism
Theorising from Santiago'(2019) by Francisco Vergara Perucich
Keywords: urban design, neoliberalism, segregation, Santiago de Chile
In this book review, Karina Villacura introduces ‘Urban design under neoliberalism: Theorising from Santiago’ by Francisco Vergara-Perucich. This book deepens in the practice of urban designers by exploring how it has been shaped and dominated by profit chasing. It proposes the study of urban design under neoliberalism based on a Marxist approach, allowing for reflection on the ethical, theoretical and practical elements involved in the urban design of neoliberal Santiago.