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Architectural AgentsThe Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Annabel Jane Wharton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

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, patrons, ... More

Architecture of Thought

Architecture of Thought

Andrzej Piotrowski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673049
eISBN:
9781452945835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673049.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

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 in the most ... More

Architecture since 1400

Architecture since 1400

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

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 suburban ... More

Architecture's Historical TurnPhenomenology and the Rise of the Postmodern

Architecture's Historical Turn: Phenomenology and the Rise of the Postmodern

Jorge Otero-Pailos

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666034
eISBN:
9781452948386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666034.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

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 a legitimating source ... More

Building AccessUniversal Design and the Politics of Disability

Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Aimi Hamraie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Building Access investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability in mind. Illustrated with a wealth of rare archival materials, this book brings together scientific, ... More

The City as CampusUrbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Sharon Haar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

We are witnessing an explosion of universities and campuses nationwide, and urban schools play an important role in shaping the cities outside their walls. This book uses Chicago as a case study to ... More

City ChoreographerLawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Alison Bick Hirsch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009) was one of the most influential landscape architects of the 20th-century. Though he is most widely known for the FDR Memorial in Washington DC and the Sea Ranch in ... More

The City, RevisitedUrban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

Dennis R. Judd and Dick Simpson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665754
eISBN:
9781452946559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665754.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The chapters in this book trace an intellectual history that begins in 1925 with the publication of the influential classic The City, engaging in a spirited debate about whether the major theories of ... More

Commemorating and ForgettingChallenges for the New South Africa

Commemorating and Forgetting: Challenges for the New South Africa

Martin J. Murray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816682997
eISBN:
9781452948607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682997.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The end of apartheid and the transition to parliamentary democracy brought to the surface a host of tensions that were long suppressed under white minority rule. Yet as the ‘new nation’ struggled to ... More

Constitutional ModernismArchitecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Timothy Hyde

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

How does architecture make its appearance in civil society? This book pursues this challenging question by exploring architecture, planning, and law as cultural forces. Analyzing the complex ... More

The Folklore of the FreewayRace and Revolt in the Modernist City

The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Eric Avila

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Folklore of the Freeway provides an alternative history of highway construction in urban America, emphasizing the cultural politics of fighting freeways in the inner city. Using the methods of ... More

The Fragmented Politics of Urban PreservationBeijing, Chicago, and Paris

The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Yue Zhang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The practice of urban preservation has become increasingly controversial in modern cities. In some places, historic monuments dismantled decades ago are rebuilt in exactly the same fashion, whereas ... More

Henri Lefebvre on SpaceArchitecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory

Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory

Lukasz Stanek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666164
eISBN:
9781452946658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666164.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This book frames a contextual appreciation of Henri Lefebvre’s idea that space is a social product. The book explicitly confronts both the philosophical and the empirical foundations of Lefebvre’s ... More

Historic CapitalPreservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Cameron Logan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Historic Capital shows how Washington, D.C.’s historic buildings and neighborhoods have been a site of contestation between local interests and the expansion of the federal government’s footprint. It ... More

House, but No GardenApartment Living in Bombay's Suburbs, 1898-1964

House, but No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay's Suburbs, 1898-1964

Nikhil Rao

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678129
eISBN:
9781452948034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678129.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Between the well-documented development of colonial Bombay and sprawling contemporary Mumbai, a profound shift in the city’s fabric occurred: the emergence of the first suburbs and their distinctive ... More

Imagined MuseumsArt and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Katarzyna Pieprzak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book examines the intertwined politics surrounding art and modernization in Morocco from 1912 to the present by considering the structure of the museum not only as a modern institution but also ... More

Impossible HeightsSkyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder

Impossible Heights: Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder

Adnan Morshed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673186
eISBN:
9781452947549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673186.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Impossible Heights examines a distinct American cultural consciousness that came into focus during the interwar years, with the excitement about airplanes and skyscrapers, as well as their ... More

The InterfaceIBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945-1976

The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945-1976

John Harwood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670390
eISBN:
9781452946825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670390.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

In February 1956 the president of IBM, Thomas Watson Jr., hired the industrial designer and architect Eliot Noyes, charging him with reinventing IBM’s corporate image, from stationery and curtains to ... More

A Joint EnterpriseIndian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

Preeti Chopra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670369
eISBN:
9781452947105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670369.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

It was the era of the Raj, and yet this book reveals the unexpected role of native communities in the transformation of the urban fabric of British Bombay from 1854 to 1918. The book demonstrates how ... More

Little White HousesHow the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

Dianne Harris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653324
eISBN:
9781452946412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book adds a new dimension to our understanding of the development of the deep inequalities that have existed (and continue to exist) in the U.S. housing market by looking closely at some ... More

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