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Methods of Research and Criticality

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Domains And Definitions The aim of this chapter is to define and highlight a number of specific activities (methods and actions) that relate to the field of interiors and are used during the development of a typical research...

Program, Function, and Fabrication: Exhibiting the Domestic Interior

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction This essay reflects on the inherent contradictions and opportunities of domestic interiors that undergo transformation from a private place (with its distinct program, functional requirements and site conditions...

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Albena Yaneva

Albena Yaneva is Professor in Architectural Theory at the University of Manchester, UK, Director of the Manchester Architecture Research Centre, UK and Visiting Professor at the Princeton School of Architecture, USA. She is the author of Mapping Controversies in Architecture (2012), The Making of a Building: A Pragmatist Approach to Architecture (2009), and Made by the Office for Metropolitan Design: An Ethnography of Design (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Five Ways to Make Architecture Political : An Introduction to the Politics of Design Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Dragons and gold Medieval alchemistry has always enchanted me; at least as long as architecture. One particular book, The Alchemistry as a Phenomenon of the Culture of Middle Ages (1979), by Vadim Rabinovitch, has changed profoundly...

At the Edge of Propriety: Rolf de Maré and Nils Dardel at the Hildesborg Estate

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...The Hallwyska Museet in central Stockholm stands as a grand and spectacular testament to the rich legacy of one of Sweden’s most illustrious family dynasties. Resplendent and ornate, the family home cum museum in Hamngatan houses interiors...

“Fashions In Living:” The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, 4, Route Du Champs D’Entraînement, Paris

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...The “style politics” of the Duke and Duchess’s arrangement of their Paris residence, redecorated from 1953 by the celebrated firm “Jansen,” were quite remarkable. Living in a type of quasi-exile, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor were among...

Oriental Interiors in Eighteenth-century British Women Writers’ Novels

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Following the publication of the English translation of Antoine Galland’s French version of Arabian Nights’ Entertainments (1706), in which the literary replica of the Oriental interiors of palaces and seraglios belonging to sultans...

Paradise in the Parlor: Cozy Corners and Potted Palms in Western Interiors, 1880–1900

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...We may find ourselves surrounded with imagery of tropical luxuriance, while the forms and fragrance of real plants will complete the delusion.In the postcolonial early twenty-first century, much work still needs to be undertaken to fully...

The Excessive Trompe l’Oeil: The Saturated Interior in Tears of the Black Tiger

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is Professor of architecture at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael J. Ostwald

Michael J. Ostwald

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Written and directed by Wisit Sasanatieng, the Thai film Tears of the Black Tiger/Fa Thalai Jone (Sasanatieng, dir., 2000) occupies a contested position in the history of the cinema. Critically acclaimed and awarded at both European...

Inside Orientalism: Hybrid Spaces, Imaginary Landscapes and Modern Interior Design

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In his unsettling photographic series Breach from 2009, Irish-born photographer Richard Mosse set out to capture the effects of the US-led invasion of Iraq that began in 2003. At first glance, the direct frankness of Mosse’s photographs...

The Nordic Countries, 1830–1914

Mari Hvattum

MARI HVATTUM is Professor of Architectural History and Theory at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. 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

...With more than a quarter of their territory north of the Arctic Circle, the Nordic topography ranges from tundra to fertile fields. In the nineteenth century, this rural region was scarcely populated, yet the capitals – Stockholm...