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The Multiple Natures of a City: The Third Way of Becoming Political

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

Book chapter

...I will continue to follow architects as they engage in design and planning of the Gateway project in Birmingham. In this chapter, I will explore in particular the politics of architectural imaging and I will trace the production of visuals...

Experiments in Practice: The Second Way of Becoming Political

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

Book chapter

...To study the practical course of design means to be simultaneously involved in the subject of politics, and in particular, in that type of politics centred on objects. The ontology of design practice, understood as what can be said to exist...

Interrupting New York: slowness and the High Line

Christoph Lindner

Christoph Lindner is Professor of Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he writes about cities, globalization, and visual culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter examines the history and design of the High Line, a new and highly popular linear park on Manhattan’s West Side involving the creative greening of abandoned elevated railway tracks. It argues that the park’s revivification...

Sound, memory and interruption: ghosts of London’s M11 link road

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This chapter considers how art can interrupt the times and spaces of urban development so they might be imagined, experienced, and understood differently. It focuses on the construction of the M11 Link Road through north-east London during...

Getting There

Austin Williams

Austin Williams is Associate Professor of Architecture at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China and Director of the Future Cities Project. He is the China correspondent for The Architectural Review and has written for a wide range of magazines and newspapers, from The Economist to the London Review of Books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China’s Urban Revolution : Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Covering over 9.5 million km2, China is the largest country in Asia but only the fourth largest in the world after Russia, Canada, and the United States. Its climate covers the southerly tropical zone through to the northern frigid...

Road

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

Book chapter

...Simone de Beauvoir, America Day by Day , trans. Carol Cosman (London: Phoenix, 1999), p. 168. By travelling in America, I’m not distanced from it. No dream of rootedness challenges the giddy...

‘Here we are now’: Amsterdam’s North–South metro line and the emergence of a networked public

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...In the past ten years large parts of Amsterdam have been under reconstruction due to the building of a new underground metro line connecting the northern parts of the city to the southern parts. These ongoing urban interruptions...