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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 Social ProjectHousing Postwar France

The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Kenny Cupers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The Social Project: Housing Postwar France demonstrates how several bodies of knowledge – architectural, sociological, technological, and bureaucratic – shaped postwar modernism and the making of ... More

Spectacular MexicoDesign, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Luis M. Castañeda

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690763
eISBN:
9781452949475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690763.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book examines the relationship between a paradigm-shifting event in global design culture, the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, and the exhibitionary practices of the single-party Mexican state during ... More

The Suburban ChurchModernism and Community in Postwar America

The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America

Gretchen Buggeln

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694952
eISBN:
9781452953557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694952.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

After World War II, America’s religious denominations spread into the rapidly developing suburbs, expanding old congregations and starting new ones, in the process spending billions of dollars on ... More

Suzanne LacySpaces Between

Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between

Sharon Irish

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816660957
eISBN:
9781452946276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816660957.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Often controversial and sometimes even shocking to audiences, the work of California-based artist Suzanne Lacy has challenged viewers and participants with personal accounts of traumatic events, ... More

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