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Afterword

Łukasz Stanek.

in Henri Lefebvre on Space

July 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 861 words.

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Anthropology

Łukasz Stanek and Robert Bononno.

in Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment

May 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 2580 words.

Lefebvre’s opposition to Western intellectual asceticism finds its second target in structrualist anthropology, which he criticizes in parallel to offering a broad account on spaces of...

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Architecture

Łukasz Stanek and Robert Bononno.

in Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment

May 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 3924 words.

In a transhistorical perspective, Lefebvre revisits spaces devoted to the body, from the Roman thermae, through the Gupta temples and Renaissance urban spaces, to the designs by...

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Architecture

Reinhold Martin.

in Utopia's Ghost

October 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 9137 words.

This chapter focuses on the concept of derealization in postmodern architecture. Derealization means thinking in-between the intersection of representation and production by meditating on...

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Architecture and Medieval Modalities of Thought

Andrzej Piotrowski.

in Architecture of Thought

May 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 12495 words.

This chapter addresses the discrepancy between currently dominant ways of knowing art and architecture, and the Byzantine concepts of theology—a unique way of reaching beyond the knowable....

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Architecture in Kant’s Thought: The Metaphor’s Genealogy

Daniel L. Purdy.

in On the Ruins of Babel

June 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 27198 words.

This chapter traces the genealogy of the Tower of Babel metaphor in metaphysical interpretations of architecture, and more specifically examines the Kantian appropriation of the metaphor....

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Architecture of Thought

Andrzej Piotrowski.

May 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 344 pages.

This book maps and conceptually explores material practices of the past, showing how physical artifacts and visual environments manifest culturally rooted modes of thought and participate...

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Armature and Experience

Swati Chattopadhyay.

in Unlearning the City

December 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 12114 words.

This chapter discusses the performative possibilities of street space. It explains that if the street, as armature, sets the stage for experience, it also provides an opportunity to think...

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Auto-Mobility

Swati Chattopadhyay.

in Unlearning the City

December 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 12425 words.

This chapter presents vehicular art, which enables people to think of mobility in more distinct ways—not just as upward mobility or more efficient movement, but also as passage from one...

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Beijing in Detroit

Reinhold Martin.

in The Urban Apparatus

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 3317 words.

The ninth essay studies “Detroit” as synecdoche: deindustrialization, Chinese capitalism, “creative destruction,” and “emergency management” as investment strategy.

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