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Archaeologies of Power

Luis M. Castañeda.

in Spectacular Mexico

November 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 18846 words.

Chapter two examines the creation of a national network of museums of culture in Mexico at the behest of president Adolfo López Mateos (1958-1964), and of this network’s centerpiece, the...

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The Architect as Houser

Kristin E. Larsen.

in Community Architect

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 14874 words.

This chapter focuses on Clarence Samuel Stein's contributions as a houser lending consistent support for a government role in order to more effectively engage the private sector while...

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Architectural Abstraction

Claire Zimmerman.

in Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century

May 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 8966 words.

Chapter 3 contrasts this proposition with the abstraction found in Weimar architectural photographs, using Mies’s Tugendhat House (1930) in Brno (Czech Republic) as an example....

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Architectural Agents

Annabel Jane Wharton.

February 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: History of Architecture. 320 pages.

Buildings are not benign; rather, they commonly manipulate and abuse their human users. Architectural Agents makes the case that buildings act in the world independently of their makers,...

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Architecture for a Mass Audience

Kathleen James-Chakraborty.

in Architecture since 1400

January 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 4296 words.

This chapter focuses on the architectural reform in Germany in the early twentieth century. The ornate historicism of the late nineteenth century was swept aside and replaced by...

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The Architecture of the Computer

John Harwood.

in The Interface

November 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 16923 words.

This chapter deals with the contributions of industrial engineers to the design of computers. Industrial engineers are primarily concerned with the spatial and functional relations of the...

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Architecture since 1400

Kathleen James-Chakraborty.

January 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: History of Architecture. 536 pages.

This book aims to give equal attention to Western and non-Western structures and built landscapes. From Tenochtitlan’s Great Pyramid in Mexico City and the Duomo in Florence to Levittown’s...

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Architecture's Historical Turn

Jorge Otero-Pailos.

May 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: History of Architecture. 356 pages.

Architecture’s Historical Turn traces the hidden history of architectural phenomenology, a movement that reflected a key turning point in the early phases of postmodernism and...

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Ascension as Autobiography

Adnan Morshed.

in Impossible Heights

January 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 22361 words.

Focusing on a little-explored period of Richard Buckminster Fuller’s life—from his self-published manifesto 4D Time Lock (1928) to his first book Nine Chains to the Moon (1938)—Chapter 2...

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Atlanta’s Food Truck Fervor: Policy Impediments and Entrepreneurial Efforts to Expand Mobile Cuisine

Mackenzie Wood, Jennifer Clark and Emma French.

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice

September 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 7237 words.

This chapter explores the evolution of Atlanta’s local food truck movement, contextualizing the rise of this emerging industry within the changing local and state regulatory environment....

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