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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

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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