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Introduction

Jeremy Aynsley

Jeremy Aynsley is Professor of History of Design at the Royal College of Art, London and author of Graphic Design in Germany 1890-1945 and Designing Modern Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Harriet Atkinson

Harriet Atkinson is a historian and Research Fellow based at the Royal College of Art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...As the most influential writer on design and architecture in Britain in the second half of the twentieth century, Reyner Banham is not easily categorized. His life and career spanned the years of Brutalism and Pop Art, the Anti-Design...

Street Views

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Rae’s Philadelphia Pictorial Directory & Panoramic Advertiser (1851). Chestnut Street. © Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal.Tallis’s Street Views (1838–40). Façades along King William Street framed with a map of the immediate area...

Neoliberalism and Affect: Architecture and the Patterning of Experience

Douglas Spencer

Douglas Spencer lectures in architecture, urbanism and landscape at the Architectural Association, London, UK. He is a PhD supervisor at the Royal College of Art, and also teaches at the University of East London. Spencer is co-editor of Critical Territories (2014) and of Urban Prototypes: Mentalities and Perspectives (2014). He is also a published essayist (The Journal of Architecture, AA Files, Domus, Topos, Radical Philosophy and Harvard GSD's New Geographies) and has contributed articles to many edited collections. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Neoliberalism : How Contemporary Architecture Became an Instrument of Control and Compliance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The protocols of the learning landscape are signalled in the form and appearance of Ravensbourne’s architectural envelope.The publicity brochure for the college states that the new building has a unique tessellated outer skin, inspired...

Designing the Future

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...Biography Tom Karen...

Fiction

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...In July 1848 the Chartist activist and poet Ernest Charles Jones was imprisoned at Tothill Fields for nineteen months. Repeatedly kept in solitary confinement ‘in a dark cell and fed on bread and water’, he was, more importantly, deprived...

Theory And Design

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...I will start by confronting what I have called the ‘Banham factor’ – Banham’s approach to ‘Theory and Design’ – and its implications for design historians. This lecture was delivered at the V&A, London, on 14 March 1997....

Non-Plan Revisited

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...One of these days, perhaps, a blue English Heritage plaque will be cemented on the outside of the Yorkshire Grey pub in Holborn, at the corner of Theobalds Road and Grays Inn Road. If the plaque ever fights its way through the advisory...

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...

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...

Pop-up shops as interruptions in (post-)recessional London

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Practices of temporary reuse have come to the fore in recent years as material and symbolic forms of re-appropriating ‘wasted’ vacant urban spaces. In cities in the global north, ‘pop-up shops’ – temporary occupations of vacant commercial...