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Ornament and Decoration

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In the lobby of the Brooklyn Museum hangs a giant equestrian portrait in an elaborate gilt frame. Kehinde Wiley’s Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps (2005; Fig. 86) riffs on a celebrated painting by Jacques-Louis David that two...

Modern History and Interior Design

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...From the Victorian era on, the modern dominates the history of interior design. The modern began as a dismissive label for contemporary interiors, then became the style of mainstream interior design, which in turn came under critical...

Hetero-Architecture: The Style of ‘Whatever’ in Art, Architecture and Fashion

The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction Charles Jencks was already well-known as an architectural theorist when he came to write Heteropolis: Los Angeles, The Riots and the Strange Beauty of Hetero-Architecture in 1993. As early as 1977 he had written...

Milton Keynes’ Centre: The apotheosis of the British post-war consensus or, the apostle of neo-liberalism?

Janina Gosseye

Janina Gosseye is a postdoctoral research fellow at TUDelft, the Netherlands. She has co-edited several books, including Hot Modernism: Queensland Architecture 1945-1975 (2015), Water Urbanisms (2008), Reclaiming (the Urbanism of) Mumbai (2009) and The Specific and the Singular – Architecture in Flanders (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction A longer version of this chapter has been published in Janina Gosseye, ‘Milton Keynes’ Centre: The Apotheosis of the British Post-war Consensus or, the Apostle of Neo-Liberalism?’, History...

How to Study Ecology of Practice

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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...The past decade has seen a renewal of attention towards the practice of architecture and we have witnessed its evolution from the Architects and Firms of Judith Blau (1984) and The Story of Practice of Dana Cuff (1992) to recent studies...

Transformations in Modern Architecture

Charles Rice

Charles Rice is Professor of Architecture at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. He has previously taught at Kingston University London, UK, the Architectural Association, London, UK, and the University of New South Wales, Australia. Rice’s research considers key questions of modern architecture through the interior. His book The Emergence of the Interior: Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity (2007) established the domestic interior as a category of the nineteenth century, charting its impact on key developments in architecture and design into the twentieth century. He is co-editor of The Journal of Architecture (Routledge & RIBA), and has co-edited several collections of essays. His own essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and he has lectured at universities and cultural institutions internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Interior Urbanism : Architecture, John Portman and Downtown America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1979 Arthur Drexler, Director of the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, declared that John Portman had constructed ‘among the few buildings of the last two decades that can claim to have a genuine popular...

Egypt on Steroids: Luxor Las Vegas and Postmodern Orientalism

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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...Luxor Las Vegas and Postmodern Orientalism At the end of Martin Scorsese's film Casino, Robert De Niro's character, Ace Rothstein, muses over the recent social, political, and economic forces that have transformed casino management...

Epilogue: On Hollow Forms

Charles Rice

Charles Rice is Professor of Architecture at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. He has previously taught at Kingston University London, UK, the Architectural Association, London, UK, and the University of New South Wales, Australia. Rice’s research considers key questions of modern architecture through the interior. His book The Emergence of the Interior: Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity (2007) established the domestic interior as a category of the nineteenth century, charting its impact on key developments in architecture and design into the twentieth century. He is co-editor of The Journal of Architecture (Routledge & RIBA), and has co-edited several collections of essays. His own essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and he has lectured at universities and cultural institutions internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Interior Urbanism : Architecture, John Portman and Downtown America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As a way to begin research for this book, like many others, I went on a pilgrimage to the Bonaventure Hotel. Departing from Sydney on a Thursday afternoon, I arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday morning. Crossing the International Date Line...

The politics of glass

Stephen Eskilson

Stephen Eskilson is Professor of Art History at Eastern Illinois University. He is coauthor of Frames of Reference: Art History and the World (2003) and author of Graphic Design a New History (2007 & 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Age of Glass : A Cultural History of Glass in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...As a major part of the modern built environment, glass has continually been inveigled one way or another in the realm of politics, broadly speaking. Since at least the Elizabethan era, glass has often quietly functioned as a marker...