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Materials and Dematerialization

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...I have always held Banham and his work in great esteem. This is the transcript of the lecture given at the V&A Museum, London, on 28 February 1992. During the 1950s and 1960s, he...

The Spaces of Memory and the Ghosts of Dereliction

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Industrial Ruins : Spaces, Aesthetics and Materiality

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...I think how little we can hold in mind, how everything is constantly lapsing into oblivion with every extinguished life, how the world is, as it were, draining itself, in that the history of countless places and objects which themselves...

Materiality in the Ruin: Waste, Excess and Sensuality

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Industrial Ruins : Spaces, Aesthetics and Materiality

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...In this chapter, I will explore how objects in ruins are ideally placed to rebuke the normative assignations of things, foregrounding questions about materiality, value and the apprehension of the material world. As I discussed...

Introduction

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Industrial Ruins : Spaces, Aesthetics and Materiality

Berg, 2005

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...As a young boy on long summer visits to my grandparents’ cottage in Scotland, a particular ruin exerted a magnetic attraction for me. At the top of the steep, treelined country lane which led away from the cottage lay an area of extensive...

Conclusion

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Industrial Ruins : Spaces, Aesthetics and Materiality

Berg, 2005

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...(The form of ruins) ‘must be respected as integrity, embodying a history that must not be denied. In their damaged states they suggest new forms of thought and comprehension, and suggest new conceptions of space that confirm the potential...

Ruins and the Dis-ordering of Space

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Industrial Ruins : Spaces, Aesthetics and Materiality

Berg, 2005

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...In this chapter, I explore the kinds of space ruins produce and discuss how they rebuke contemporary notions about order and its constitutive ‘goodness’. This will serve as a celebration of ruinous spaces which unfolds into a critique...

Artisan Bread

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...We know from historic British tables of bread weights and prices published as part of the regulatory regime called the Assize for Bread that from the late medieval period through to the early decades of the eighteenth century...

Room

Richard Martin

Richard Martin writes about film, art and architecture. He lives in London, and currently teaches at King's College London and Tate Modern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of David Lynch

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...All the rooms in this house are in one room. The Logic of Simultaneity Inland Empire is David Lynch’s most radical work. Indeed, it is one of the most challenging American films to have appeared...