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The capitalist origin of the concept of creative work

The Architect as Worker : Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class, and the Politics of Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The origins of the contemporary “creative class” that influences the layout of urban life today is perhaps traceable to a particular occupation in late eighteenth-century Europe. In Germany in particular, the new profession of the “author...

Criticism

The Printed and the Built : Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Paris, 1787, just two years before the French Revolution, a young writer by the name of Jacques-Antoine Dulaure risked his life by publishing a critical pamphlet raging against the most ambitious construction project of the century...

Description

The Printed and the Built : Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Language, as Roland Barthes pointed out, is, by nature, fictional.Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida (La Chambre Claire, 1980), trans. R. Howard (London: Fontana, 1984), 87. In spite of all the stratagems that we resort to so as to give language...

Reproduction, Fragmentation, and Collection: Rome and the Origin of Souvenirs

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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...The Colosseum, whose very name suggests the monumentality of ancient artifacts, becomes an ashtray (Figure 1.1). Michelangelo's Pietà serves nicely as a paperweight. The Etruscan she-wolf, whose transfer from the Lateran to the Capitoline...

Gothic ‘Gloomth’

Stephen Kite

Stephen Kite is Professor of Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. His previous publications include Building Ruskin’s Italy: Watching Architecture (2012), Adrian Stokes: An Architectonic Eye (2009), and An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St John Wilson (2005, co-authored with Sarah Menin). He is an Editor of the journal Architectural Research Quarterly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shadow-Makers : A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In concluding the last chapter it was accepted that ‘Soane was no Beckford, nor a Walpole’, and that the Monk’s Parlours he created at Pitzhanger Manor and Lincoln’s Inn Fields were essentially mordant jokes in no way core to his...

Literary Narratives

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is Professor of architecture at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Unlike design critics, many novelists face the interesting challenge of trying to go beyond literal and material interpretations of the interior to convey other cultural, social, and psychological meanings. In their descriptions, spaces...

Kant, Modernity and the Absent Public

The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The word public has such strong colloquial usage that even philosophically we can forget that it ‘has a history’. And if we then try to trace that history we usually find our discussion expanding into issues of politics, law, governance...

Steps Towards Analysis

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stripes, Grids and Checks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction This chapter draws on observations made in previous chapters, and presents a simple straightforward approach to symmetry analysis in the visual arts and design. A small selection of case-study material...

Architecture’s Print Complex: Palloy’s Bastille and the Death of Architecture

Maarten Delbeke

Maarten Delbeke holds the Chair for the History and Theory of Architecture at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and previously taught at the universities of Ghent, Belgium and Leiden, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Printed and the Built : Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The triumph of printing Unless otherwise noted, sources are in the collection of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF); shelf numbers are given for pieces with limited bibliographical information.On 14 July 1792 the ‘Hommes du 14...

Shadows of the Sublime

Stephen Kite

Stephen Kite is Professor of Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. His previous publications include Building Ruskin’s Italy: Watching Architecture (2012), Adrian Stokes: An Architectonic Eye (2009), and An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St John Wilson (2005, co-authored with Sarah Menin). He is an Editor of the journal Architectural Research Quarterly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shadow-Makers : A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘Sublime’ has significant architectural aspects to its etymology, in its derivation from the conjunction of the preposition sub, which means ‘below’ or ‘up to’, and the noun limen, which means ‘limit’, ‘boundary’ or ‘threshold’. But limen...