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The architect as entrepreneurial self: Hans Hollein’s TV performance “Mobile Office” (1969)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...This research was funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF): P 22448-G21.This chapter examines the post-Fordist “entrepreneurial subject,” an outstanding example of which is the TV-performance Mobile Office by Austrian architect Hans...

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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

Book chapter

...Introduction The study of randomness in digital design will take us to the edges of this discipline—to the very limits of what can be computed—perhaps more than any other subject discussed in this book. Randomness should be seen here...

Sites of Politics: The Fourth Way of Becoming Political

Albena Yaneva

Albena Yaneva is Professor in Architectural Theory at the University of Manchester, UK, Director of the Manchester Architecture Research Centre, UK and Visiting Professor at the Princeton School of Architecture, USA. She is the author of Mapping Controversies in Architecture (2012), The Making of a Building: A Pragmatist Approach to Architecture (2009), and Made by the Office for Metropolitan Design: An Ethnography of Design (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Five Ways to Make Architecture Political : An Introduction to the Politics of Design Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...There are many sites where political action is being performed. We have already visited three of them and we have witnessed together three ways of activating the political in dwelling (Chapter 3), in design experimentation (Chapter 4...

Of Cars, Clothes and Carpets

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...Introduction Like many of the first generation of design historians, I owe a large debt to Reyner Banham. There were, I think, several reasons why Banham, although primarily...

Holy Roman Empire (Central and Eastern Europe), 1075–1450

Jana Gajdošová

Jana Gajdošová is a lecturer at the University of Cambridge in Gothic art and architecture in Bohemia, France and Germany, and a medieval specialist for the Sam Fogg gallery in London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Holy Roman Empire was composed of a complex system of territories and occupied most of Central Europe. Although the head of this system was the emperor, heir to Charlemagne’s throne and crowned in Aachen, he was often only regarded...

Institutions and Community

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 While anthropologists have primarily been interested in domestic architecture in all its various forms, the intimacy of face-to-face ethnographic research extended in the second half of the twentieth century to encompass larger contexts...