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A Joint EnterpriseIndian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

Preeti Chopra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670369
eISBN:
9781452947105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670369.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

It was the era of the Raj, and yet this book reveals the unexpected role of native communities in the transformation of the urban fabric of British Bombay from 1854 to 1918. The book demonstrates how ... More

Little White HousesHow the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Dianne Harris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book adds a new dimension to our understanding of the development of the deep inequalities that have existed (and continue to exist) in the U.S. housing market by looking closely at some ... More

A Manufactured WildernessSummer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Abigail A. Van Slyck

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Since they were first established in the 1880s, children’s summer camps have touched the lives of millions of people. Why were summer camps created? What concerns and ideals motivated their founders? ... More

Messy UrbanismUnderstanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Manish Chalana (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Seemingly messy and chaotic, the landscapes and urban life of cities in Asia possess an order and hierarchy which often challenge understanding and appreciation. With a cross-disciplinary group of ... More

Mine TownsBuildings for Workers in Michigan's Copper Country

Mine Towns: Buildings for Workers in Michigan's Copper Country

Alison K. Hoagland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665662
eISBN:
9781452946610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665662.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

During the nineteenth century, the Keweenaw Peninsula of Northern Michigan was the site of America’s first mineral land rush as companies hastened to profit from the region’s vast copper deposits. In ... More

On the Ruins of BabelArchitectural Metaphor in German Thought

On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought

Daniel Purdy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476761
eISBN:
9780801460050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476761.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The eighteenth century struggled to define architecture as either an art or a science—the image of the architect as a grand figure who synthesizes all other disciplines within a single master plan ... More

Pedestrian ModernShopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

David Smiley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679294
eISBN:
9781452948089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679294.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Pedestrian Modern shows that stores and shopping centers were integral to the shaping of modernism in the middle decades of the 20th century. Rather than framing store work as some parallel or lesser ... More

Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century

Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century

Claire Zimmerman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683345
eISBN:
9781452949062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683345.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Photographic Architecture and the Spread of German Modernism is a “picture anthropology” of modern architecture, showing how photography shaped its development, its reception, and its history in the ... More

Replacing HomeFrom Primordial Hut to Digital Network in Contemporary Art

Replacing Home: From Primordial Hut to Digital Network in Contemporary Art

Jennifer Johung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672875
eISBN:
9781452947365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672875.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

From property deeds to shipping containers to wearable shelters to virtual spaces: what does it mean to draw a spatial boundary? To be at home? In a world in which notions of place are constantly ... More

The Rule of LogisticsWalmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment

The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment

Jesse LeCavalier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816693313
eISBN:
9781452955360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693313.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Rule of Logistics examines how Walmart, the largest company on the planet, depends its success on its vast networks of buildings and the logistical systems that connect them. For Walmart, ... More

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