Each chapter of research involves gathering and analyzing any relevant images or drawings, reading primary and historical texts, and writing a critical synopsis.
Chapter 1: November 6 - 20
Conduct research on the historical origins of the setback, including its pre-history in reformist projects of public hygiene.
Chapter 2: November 21 - December 4
Conduct research on recent commodification of setback, its marketing in promotional materials for new development.
Chapter 3: December 5 - 18
Conduct research on public protest aimed at particular buildings, including the history of such urban protest, police response tactics, and how it figures in urban planning methods.
Chapter 4: December 19 - January 14
Synthesize the preceding research and write a polemical projection on the near-future deformations of the setback.