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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 10   Preserving historical architecture and communities is a complicated issue, because in the past the government's policy of redeveloping the old town areas ( laocheng gaizao ) simply meant replacing old houses with new ones. The popular slogan from the early 1990s, “A new image every More
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 3 Flying blankets, ideas flying over them, architecture students’ projects coming toward the visitor, Top Manta T-shirts, big screen with the film telling the story of the encounter between Top Manta and the students. Courtesy of Flavio Coddou / IRL. More
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 5 Architecture students’ work, the results that have emerged from the encounter between them and the Top Manta community. Courtesy of Flavio Coddou / IRL. More
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 388–406.
Published: 01 November 2022
... developments in the psychological and neurobiological sciences—the article demonstrates how these, in turn, are efflorescing into new links between the architectural and psychological sciences. The article shows how this scientific discussion is paralleled by developments in urban planning—Ebenezer Howard's...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., an opportunity for queuers to be monetized. The intellectual origins of these queuing systems in cybernetics theory are considered here, and the economics of queue-jumping are addressed. A case study examines Stansted Airport in London, designed by the well-known architectural firm Foster Associates...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 177–199.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Jussi Parikka Abstract This article addresses the question of the planetary through three practices that relate to design and architectural pedagogy and research as well as the broader context of Anthropocene discussions. From Strelka Institute's Terraforming program to the Terra Forma book...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., and the heritage business has become increasingly interested in exploiting public curiosity towards the remains of recent conflict. This article positions current work about bunkers within the context of postwar debates surrounding modernist aesthetics – minimalism in art, brutalism in architecture...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Malcolm Miles Metabolism was an important Japanese movement in architecture in the postwar period, drawing on both international modernism and elements of Japanese vernacular building. Like international modernism, Metabolism addressed both building design and urban planning; it used new...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 136–154.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Figure 3 Flying blankets, ideas flying over them, architecture students’ projects coming toward the visitor, Top Manta T-shirts, big screen with the film telling the story of the encounter between Top Manta and the students. Courtesy of Flavio Coddou / IRL. ...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Shannon Mattern For millennia, mud and its geologic analogues have bound together our media, urban, architectural, and environmental histories. Some of the first writing surfaces, clay and stone, were the same materials used to construct ancient city walls and buildings, whose facades also...
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 1 Scalar relations produced by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Inspired by Jaque and Munuera's Transcalar Architecture of Covid-19 ( 2020 ). Image by David Benqué. More
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 July 2008
... a flurry of theorization in architecture in the ensuing decades, eager to provoke an architectural mainstream which is deeply conservative. This architectural conservatism is protected by institutions, and at the heart of these institutions is a body of architectural knowledge – sustained by a grand...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and manipulation, especially in relation to procedures of the international court. The case studies in the volume, which include collaborations between Forensic Architecture, SITU Research (a design and visualization studio), and various agencies and individuals associated with the United Nations...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and insecurities, telescoped fragments of literary readings from Lewis Carroll’s Alice to Plato’s cave and Lascaux’s grotto. Penetrating the bowels of the hidden architecture offered a temporal journey permeated with images of the Cold War and, simultaneously, a spectacle of James Bond–esque grotesque. It took...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 417–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jason Clemence The Architecture of David Lynch , by Martin Richard , London : Bloomsbury Press , 2014 , 240 pages, $39.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-4725-0881-2 © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 4 One might reasonably argue that the Double R Diner fills this role. 3...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... . LEMMY CAUTION: I refuse to become what you call “normal.” Jean-Luc Godard, Alphaville (1965) Questions of the panicked structures and spaces of the city are at the center of intellectual investigation across a variety of fields from cultural politics and architecture to cultural geography...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
... to me, squinting at the church in the sun, had thus turned in the 1960s from being a trained artist in stained glass to one of architecture and then to “the function of the oblique,” becoming the star thinker, main developer of the Architecture Principe magazine ( Virilio and Parent 1996a , 1996b...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., announced that the city as we know it – the concrete, urban, crowded, architectural city – is entering its virtual death. 1 For Virilio then, there is no future for a thought that remains nostalgic for such a space. Instead of a real, telluric city, thought should traverse the contours of a virtual...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., the house . Unless drastic measures are taken to save it, the whole capitalist system throughout the civilized world will be wrecked within a year. Bank of England Governor Montagu Norman, as quoted in Architectural Forum , 1931 The onset of emergency in 1929–1932 focused the attention...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
... across many aspects of our daily lives. In their coedited collection Virilio and Visual Culture (2013), John Armitage and Ryan Bishop testify to Virilio’s rich life of intellectual engagement, from the 1950s and his writings on architecture through to the 1980s, and his more celebrated contributions...