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Built for mass consumption: Shopping centres in West Germany’s boom years

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In Germany today, it seems that no other building type from the late modern age has fallen into such disrepute as the Einkaufszentrum or ‘shopping centre’. Once euphorically hailed by German city planners as the path to ‘additional...

Non-Plan Revisited

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...One of these days, perhaps, a blue English Heritage plaque will be cemented on the outside of the Yorkshire Grey pub in Holborn, at the corner of Theobalds Road and Grays Inn Road. If the plaque ever fights its way through the advisory...

“Uglying Out”: Shag Carpet and the Twists of Popular Taste

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...If you grew up in the United States during the 1960s or 1970s there is a distinct chance you learned to crawl on shag carpet (see Figure 2.1). Baby photos may show you adrift on a surface of avocado or sea foam shag that blurs out of focus...

Suburbia, interrupted: street art and the politics of place in the Paris Banlieues

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The primary research for this chapter was kindly funded by the British Academy and the Modern Humanities Research Association.In the last decade, issues of mixité sociale, sustainable housing and the cultural ‘rehabilitation...

The Gentry Move In: Education, Reform, and Advocacy

Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga

Denise Lawrence-Zuniga is Professor of Architecture and a sociocultural anthropologist at the College of Environmental Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Protecting Suburban America : Gentrification, Advocacy, and the Historic Imaginary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Unlike neighborhoods in Riverside and Ontario where elites have maintained a constant presence and effective control over preservation efforts in residential areas, the cities of Monrovia and Pasadena have, since the 1980s, initiated...

Restoration Strategies, Imagining the Past, and Reconstructing Historic Meaning

Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga

Denise Lawrence-Zuniga is Professor of Architecture and a sociocultural anthropologist at the College of Environmental Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Protecting Suburban America : Gentrification, Advocacy, and the Historic Imaginary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...While homeowner efforts to discover and reveal the original features of their homes mark a serious commitment to the preservation enterprise, that work constitutes at most only half of what is needed to “restore” a house to its original...

Discovering Material Agency: Making the Preservation Homeowner

Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga

Denise Lawrence-Zuniga is Professor of Architecture and a sociocultural anthropologist at the College of Environmental Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Protecting Suburban America : Gentrification, Advocacy, and the Historic Imaginary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Given the obvious challenges, what makes people want to buy and renovate an old house? To reverse the deterioration that comes with age, or undo the remodeling mistakes made by previous occupants, seems to reinforce the classic image...

Toward an Anthropology of the Protected Suburb

Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga

Denise Lawrence-Zuniga is Professor of Architecture and a sociocultural anthropologist at the College of Environmental Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Protecting Suburban America : Gentrification, Advocacy, and the Historic Imaginary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Examining Alhambra’s recent struggles with historic preservation challenges from new Chinese immigrants draws dramatic attention to the role regulations mandating particular aesthetic norms play in all the cities in this study...

The shopping centre comes to Germany: Frankfurt’s Main-Taunus-Zentrum at the crossroads of mass-motorization and retail economics

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Cars rolled along the streets in ‘conspicuous caravans’ to get to the new shopping centre, wrote the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, reporting a logjam of 70,000 cars in downtown Frankfurt. ‘50 Jahre Main-Taunus-Zentrum. Die...

Town and City

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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...Henry Ford, “The Farmer—Nature’s Partner,” in Ford Ideals: Being a Selection from “Mr. Ford’s Page” in the Dearborn Independent (Dearborn, MI: Dearborn Publishing Company, 1922), p. 127. The real United States lies outside...