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Architecture and the Museum

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...When I was invited to give the Seventh Reyner Banham Lecture in 1995, I was deeply immersed in the process of selecting an architectural practice to look at the overall organization of space at the National Portrait Gallery and to provide...

Posturing for Authenticity: Embodying Otherness in Contemporary Interiors of Modern Yoga

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In an article entitled “The Most Beautiful Yoga Studios in New York City” from January 2012, online magazine Well&Good NYC outlines the parameters that define a “pretty” yoga studio—something, the authors claim, that is undeniably important...

Introduction

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

Book chapter

...The Japanese House? (Fawcett 1980: 12– 14) Does the Japanese house as we know it actually exist? The Western architect who goes to Japan can spend his whole time hunting feverishly for it in vain – what he...

Troublesome Things

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Andrews

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

Book chapter

...Japanese homes are in domestic disarray … there is no unity according to a certain theme, colour, or shape. There is no aesthetic consciousness whatsoever© Susan Andrews© Susan Andrews Domestic Disarray...

Shadow Futures

Stephen Kite

Stephen Kite is Professor of Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. His previous publications include Building Ruskin’s Italy: Watching Architecture (2012), Adrian Stokes: An Architectonic Eye (2009), and An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St John Wilson (2005, co-authored with Sarah Menin). He is an Editor of the journal Architectural Research Quarterly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shadow-Makers : A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...A strong intellect will have pleasure in the solemnities of storm and twilight, and in the broken and mysterious lights that gleam among them, rather than in mere brilliancy and glare, while a frivolous mind will dread the shadow...

Tatami Tastes

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Andrews

Susan Andrews

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

Book chapter

...From Male To Female Domestic Taste Clarke, ‘Taste Wars and Design Dilemmas’ The assertion of an aesthetic judgment is not simply that of the autonomous agent but most...

The Middle East since 1914

Talinn Grigor

TALINN GRIGOR is a Professor of Art History at the Art and Art History Department, University of California, Davis, USA. 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

...Western colonialism and oil were the two major forces on the Middle East – or, more accurately, Egypt and West Asia. Socio-economic revolutions from Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were widely felt, including...