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Commentary for Part One: Regionalism

Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe

Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe is a Lecturer at the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy at University College Dublin, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The architect, curator and designer Bernard Rudofsky (1905–1988) is perhaps most famously known for his exhibition Architecture without Architects (Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, 1964), which set a benchmark for the study...

Slaughtering the Pig in Kéa

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Setting out From the very first winter we spent on the island of Kéa, one of the northernmost islands in the Greek Cyclades, I had spread the word that I was interested in pig-slaughtering. I was longing to witness the age-old...

Terroir and Architecture

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Building, food and time Since primordial times, food and shelter have been of the utmost priorities for humans. Our ancestors selected the locations of their settlements based on the availability of food, and in at least one...

Sweetness and Taste: Mapping Maple Syrup in Vermont

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...We asked the living wood to give us something sweet and good. This comes from a banner in an exhibition of maple products in Vermont in 1915. Walter H. Crockett...

The Gastro-Topography and Built Heritage of Dublin, Ireland

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The word ‘topography’ derives from the Greek topos (place) and graphia (to write), and in Classical literature it was used to describe writing about a place or local history. This chapter discusses how place names can enlighten our...

Simulating France, Seducing the World: The Regional Center at the 1937 Paris Exposition

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...Edmond Labbé, General Commissioner of the 1937 Exposition Internationale des arts et des techniques dans la vie moderne in Paris proclaimed:We must not forget that, in France, the cause of regionalism is linked to the cause of tourism....

China since 1914

Edward Denison

EDWARD DENISON is an independent architectural historian, writer and photographer, and also an Associate Professor in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College 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 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Owing to size and population, China’s ordeals during the period had an impact far beyond its national borders. Racked by internal discord after the Qing dynasty fell in 1912, China’s progress towards a stable and unified nation state...

Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania since 1900

Philip Goad

PHILIP GOAD is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Chair of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and also co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The region’s twentieth-century history was dominated by the Second World War and post-war quests for decolonization/independence. Thailand remained a monarchy, and British Commonwealth settler-colonies like Australia and New Zealand...

Indian Subcontinent, 1947 to Present

Kaiwan Mehta

KAIWAN MEHTA teaches architecture at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India, and is also currently Managing Editor of DOMUS India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...India’s independence from British colonial rule in 1947 was followed by partition between India (mainly Hindu) and Pakistan (Muslim); East Pakistan (Bangladesh from 1971) was Islamic; while Ceylon (Sri Lanka from 1972) was Buddhist. Due...

Eastern Europe, 1900–70

Murray Fraser

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Murray Fraser is Professor of Architecture and Global Culture at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, UK and Vice-Dean of Research for The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. He has published extensively on design, architectural history and theory, urbanism, post-colonialism and cultural studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alicja Gzowska

ALICJA GZOWSKA is a curator at the Xawery Dunikowski Museum of Sculpture in Warsaw, Poland, and a lecturer at the University of Warsaw specializing in post-war Polish architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nataša Koselj

NATAŠA KOSELJ is an architect who teaches in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and is also Chair of DOCOMOMO Slovenia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Europe’s eastern border is difficult to define, given the region’s complexities and long-standing influences from countries to the east. Hence there developed a structural division between Eastern Europe and Western Europe. The early...