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Acquiring Conveniences

Alison K. Hoagland.

in Mine Towns

May 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 10921 words.

This chapter discusses the amenities that tenants demanded, such as household utilities. Before attaining these conveniences, tenants pumped water, did laundry, stored firewood, and used...

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The Aesthetics of Ascension

Adnan Morshed.

in Impossible Heights

January 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 7962 words.

The Introduction elaborates on the book’s theme through the lens of three prominent American designers; explains how this study sheds new light on American visual culture during the...

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The A-Frame Church

Gretchen Buggeln.

in The Suburban Church

December 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 10450 words.

A comprehensive study of one especially prominent postwar church type, the A-frame. Chronicles the A-frame’s development, shows its variety of expression, particularly in the work of Stade,...

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Africa: Villages and Cities

Kathleen James-Chakraborty.

in Architecture since 1400

January 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 4205 words.

This chapter considers the architecture of Africa. African countries are rich in architectural traditions, ranging from the portable dwellings of nomadic peoples to village huts, from the...

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After Architectural Phenomenology

Jorge Otero-Pailos.

in Architecture's Historical Turn

May 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 4477 words.

This chapter presents some final thoughts concerning architectural phenomenology. It argues that architectural phenomenology produced new architectural standards of intellectual, aesthetic,...

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The Afterlife of the Postwar Suburban Church

Gretchen Buggeln.

in The Suburban Church

December 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 7917 words.

This chapter explores what has happened to these buildings as suburban demographics shifted dramatically after the 1960s. Questions of renovation, and preservation are considered through...

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Almost Home

Jennifer Johung.

in Replacing Home

December 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 1330 words.

The epilogue emphasizes how people use their spatial environments in creating social interaction and uplifting the sense of belongingness. To illustrate the purpose of this book, the...

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Amnesia

Annabel Jane Wharton.

in Architectural Agents

February 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 7721 words.

Chapter 3 examines Ferdinand and Isabella’s great hospital in Santiago, Spain—the progeny of the Counter Reformation and Inquisition, built with blood money from the conquest of Granada and...

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Anglo-Indian Architecture and the Meaning of Its Styles

Preeti Chopra.

in A Joint Enterprise

April 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 15381 words.

This chapter explores the architectural style of Bombay during the period roughly between the second half of the nineteenth century and World War I, a period when most of Bombay's public...

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<i>Animation</i> to the Rescue

Kenny Cupers.

in The Social Project

April 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 13099 words.

Chapter 3 demonstrates how the social and political ambition to “animate” newly built housing areas shaped planning and design.

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