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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

Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment

Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment

Henri Lefebvre

Lukasz Stanek (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677191
eISBN:
9781452948126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677191.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The French Marxist philosopher and sociologist Henri Lefebvre meditates on the relationship between jouissance, space, and architecture. Commissioned as a part of a study on tourist new towns in ... More

Unlearning the CityInfrastructure in a New Optical Field

Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Swati Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Cities are more than concrete and steel infrastructure. But modern urban theory does not have the language to describe and debate the vital component of urban life that is lived on the streets of ... More

The Urban ApparatusMediapolitics and the City

The Urban Apparatus: Mediapolitics and the City

Reinhold Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517901189
eISBN:
9781452955391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901189.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Urban Apparatus analyzes urbanization and the contemporary city in aesthetic, socioeconomic, and mediapolitical terms. Its main argument is that understanding the city as infrastructure (i.e. ... More

Utopia's GhostArchitecture and Postmodernism, Again

Utopia's Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism, Again

Reinhold Martin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669622
eISBN:
9781452946733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669622.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Architectural postmodernism had a significant impact on the broader development of postmodern thought. This book offers a critical reconsideration of their relationship. Combining discourse analysis, ... More

Women and the Everyday CityPublic Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Jessica Ellen Sewell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book explores the lives of women in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. A period of transformation of both gender roles and American cities, it shows how changes in the city affected women’s ... More

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