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Iconoclasm, Decay, and Destruction of Architectural Forms

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

Book chapter

...1 What is clear from the previous chapter is that bodies and buildings are difficult to disentangle. In some cases, buildings are more animate than living bodies, serving as the repository of ancestral substances and presences preexisting...