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From Tripoli to Ghadames: Architecture and the Tourist Experience of Local Culture in Italian Colonial Libya

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...On 30 May 1925, just one month before he would resign his post as governor of the Tripolitanian region of Libya to join the Ministry of Finance under Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, Giuseppe Volpi returned to Tripoli from an automobile...

The Nuremberg Rally of 1934

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Another great pageant tonight. Two hundred thousand party officials packed in the Zeppelin Wiese with their twenty-one thousand flags unfurled in the searchlights like a forest of weird trees. ‘We are strong and will get stronger’, Hitler...

A Paper Atlantis

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...Few travellers to America in the twentieth century were as enthusiastic or observant as Reyner Banham. And few recognized as fully as he did how much perceptions could be mediated by images seen before one had entered the United States....

A Pilgrimage to the Alcázar of Toledo: Ritual, Tourism and Propaganda in Franco's Spain

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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...Introduction On 18 July 1936 a group of right-wing generals launched a military uprising aiming to topple the democratically elected left-wing coalition government that led the Spanish Republic. This was the beginning of the Spanish Civil...

Simulating France, Seducing the World: The Regional Center at the 1937 Paris Exposition

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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...Edmond Labbé, General Commissioner of the 1937 Exposition Internationale des arts et des techniques dans la vie moderne in Paris proclaimed:We must not forget that, in France, the cause of regionalism is linked to the cause of tourism....

“Flights of Unpractical Fancy”: Oriental Spaces at Sea from the Titanic to the Empress of Britain

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...One important, but overlooked, part of a history of Oriental interiors to date is a consideration of the spaces within the ocean liner. The interior design of these ships makes a unique contribution to this volume on the Oriental...

Epilogue: On Hollow Forms

Charles Rice

Charles Rice is Professor of Architecture at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. He has previously taught at Kingston University London, UK, the Architectural Association, London, UK, and the University of New South Wales, Australia. Rice’s research considers key questions of modern architecture through the interior. His book The Emergence of the Interior: Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity (2007) established the domestic interior as a category of the nineteenth century, charting its impact on key developments in architecture and design into the twentieth century. He is co-editor of The Journal of Architecture (Routledge & RIBA), and has co-edited several collections of essays. His own essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and he has lectured at universities and cultural institutions internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Interior Urbanism : Architecture, John Portman and Downtown America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As a way to begin research for this book, like many others, I went on a pilgrimage to the Bonaventure Hotel. Departing from Sydney on a Thursday afternoon, I arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday morning. Crossing the International Date Line...

Rotwang and Sons

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...The evil design genius behind the modernist Metropolis was called Rotwang. This essay began life as the Reyner Banham Memorial Lecture given at the V&A Museum, London, on 17 October 2003. Reyner Banham was one of the first...

La Maison Suspendue: Imaginary Solutions For an Everyday Domestic Machine

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Known as an American architect in France and a French architect in America, Paul Nelson (1895–1979) was well born, educated, and connected. While spending much of the 1920s studying at the École des Beaux-Arts and in Auguste Perret...

Voxels and Maxels

Roberto Bottazzi

Roberto Bottazzi is an architect, researcher, and educator based in London. He is Research Co-ordinator, Master Tutor, and Master Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital Architecture Beyond Computers : Fragments of a Cultural History of Computational Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Introduction Voxels are representational tools arranging a series of numerical values on a regular three-dimensional grid (scalar field). Voxels are often referred to as three-dimensional pixels, as stacks of cubes, enabling to abstract...