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Deconstruction and Architecture: Translation as a Matter of Speculative Theory

Céline Bodart

Céline Bodart is an architect and post-master in ‘Architecture and Philosophy’ (ENSA Paris La Villette); graduate of the Experimental Program in Arts and Politics, Sciences Po Paris (dir. B. Latour and V. Pihet) in 2014. In 2018, she presented a PhD in Architecture (University of Paris8 and University of Liège, Belgium). Working at the interface between Philosophy and Architecture, her doctoral research focused on a specific episode of recent architectural history marked by the crossover of these two practices under the influence of Derridean deconstruction. She is currently associate professor at ENSA Paris La Villette (Gerphau-lab) and research assistant at the Faculty of Architecture (University of Liège). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture Thinking across Boundaries : Knowledge Transfers since the 1960s

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...In the mid-eighties a French philosopher was thrown into architecture by some American architects. The prelude of this encounter between Jacques Derrida and architecture is a well-known story, but the ways of telling and transmitting...
...On 28 September 1930, the Italian fascist regime launched its very first annual Festa dell’Uva (Grape Festival), a large nationwide campaign that required citizens to celebrate the Italian fruit and to augment the consumption of grapes...

Retro Homes, Taste and Cultural Distinction

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...This chapter of the book takes up the themes of individuality, appropriation and popularization that have been central to my argument so far and explores them in the context of the home. In this chapter and the next, I concentrate on people...