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Rodrigo Pérez De Arce

Rodrigo Pérez de Arce is a Chilean architect. He is Associate Professor in Architecture at the Catholic University of Chile, and has taught as Visiting Professor at Harvard GSD, Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Architectural Association, UK, among other universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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City of Play : An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...The school Schole denotes leisure, as if schools surged from an unhurried pursuit of knowledge (Piper 1952). In any event, these active ludic incubators forged purposeful relations between play and learning: it is well known how a selected...

Hello, consumer! Skärholmen Centre from the Million Programme to the mall

Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...All translations from the Swedish are by the author. I would like to thank the editors and Helena Mattsson for their thoughtful comments on earlier drafts of this chapter.Barbro Salaj, ‘Hej konsument. Demokratin bakom Skärholmen’, Sveriges...

The creation of civic identity in post-war corporate architecture: Marcel Breuer’s Bijenkorf in Rotterdam, 1953–1957

Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...When the ‘Magazijn De Bijenkorf’ in Rotterdam The Bijenkorf in Rotterdam was the third branch of the Dutch department store to open after the company’s flagship store in Amsterdam in 1909 and a store in The Hague, which opened...

Festivals of Circulation: Neoliberal Architectures of Culture, Commerce and Education

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 Centre Beaubourg was conceived from within the cultural establishment of France and authorized, in 1969, by its President, Georges Pompidou (after whose death in 1974 it was subsequently renamed). Proposed as a ‘multidisciplinary...

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...