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Amnesia

Amnesia

Chapter:
(p.59) 3 Amnesia
Source:
Architectural Agents
Author(s):
Annabel Jane Wharton
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.003.0003

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 the expulsion of the Jews. Its violent history, continued in its conversion into a 5-star hotel under the Fascists, festers because it is hidden.

Keywords:   Architecture, Videogames, Museums, Hotels, Addiction, Urbanism, Phenomenology, Agency, Jerusalem, Las Vegas

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