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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Ackbar Abbas Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Building on Disappearance: Hong Kong Architecture and the City Ackbar Abbas “Space” and “Place” Another luxury...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 501–528.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Bruce Grant “Art belongs to the people,” Vladimir Lenin famously pronounced at the outset of the Soviet period. For generations, Soviet leaders and their constituents alike had a deft sense of art in the service of state power, including the placement of spectacular architectural monuments among...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 149–178.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Abidin Kusno © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Abidin Kusno is an assistant professor of art history at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Recent publications include Behind the Postcolonial: Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia (2000...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Irit Katz Feigis This essay offers an analysis of the architectural environment of the Palestinian refugee camps in Gaza, examined through a comparison of Deleuze and Guattari's “minor literature” interpreting Kafka's work. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 An early Hebrew...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... technologies within postmodern architectures. This essay helps establish the origins of the megachurch by tracing the rise of the Crystal Cathedral. The Crystal Cathedral brought automobiles and drive-in cinema (1955–61), then glass, steel, and television (1962–70), and finally architectural postmodernism...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 549–575.
Published: 01 September 1998
... Bhabha Interviewed by David Bennett and Terry Collits.” Arena 96 : 47 -63. Clifford , James . 1998. The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Crinson , Mark . 1996. “Architecture in Captivity: James Wild...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 7 Victor Olgyay, “Man as the Central Measure in Architecture,” from Design with Climate: Bioclimatic Approach to Architectural Regionalism (1963). Copyright © 1963 and 1991 by Princeton University Press/Author. Reprinted by permission Figure 7. Victor Olgyay, “Man as the Central More
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 3 Billboards pledging new worlds ahead, in architecture, late 2000s. Photograph by author Figure 3. Billboards pledging new worlds ahead, in architecture, late 2000s. Photograph by author More
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 3 Example of an AIFF file data and metadata architecture. Figure 3. Example of an AIFF file data and metadata architecture. More
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 295–312.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Beatriz Jaguaribe Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Modernist Ruins: National Narratives and Architectural Forms Beatriz Jaguaribe Rio de Janeiro is a city...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 129–164.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Figure 7 Victor Olgyay, “Man as the Central Measure in Architecture,” from Design with Climate: Bioclimatic Approach to Architectural Regionalism (1963). Copyright © 1963 and 1991 by Princeton University Press/Author. Reprinted by permission Figure 7. Victor Olgyay, “Man as the Central...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 Images of the Princeton Architectural Laboratory in the 1950s. On the top row, from left, the Olgyays’ experiments with different kinds of shading devices; students testing out their models in the Olgyay-built daylighting dome; and students in front of the lab. On the bottom row More
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 5 Architectural drawing of the seaside Carpet Museum. Courtesy of Wolfgang Beyer Images. © beyer.co.at Figure 5. Architectural drawing of the seaside Carpet Museum. Courtesy of Wolfgang Beyer Images. © beyer.co.at More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 12 Spread from Victor Olgyay, “The Temperate House,” in Architectural Forum (1951), reproduced with permission Figure 12. Spread from Victor Olgyay, “The Temperate House,” in Architectural Forum (1951), reproduced with permission More
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 557–578.
Published: 01 September 2015
... mediated and disembodied architecture of cabin porn seems to be a form of nostalgia, where the dream of the cabin becomes an arena for resolving an ambivalent relationship to technology and all the bothersome things of modern life. Delving deeper into the cabin porn phenomenon, however, can also reveal...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 369–397.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Asia and the architectural practice and theory produced by Koolhaas. The paper argues that his virtuoso designs and enormously productive critical work reach an impasse at precisely the moment when his conception of cinema is exhausted and he embraces the increasingly influential theoretical model...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 223–232.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cassim Shepard This essay traces the outlines of the incremental tradition in architecture and urban planning in order to argue for its resonance with an interpretive — as opposed to strictly interventionist — mode of urbanism that benefits from a revaluation of concepts including fragment, essence...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Vyjayanthi Rao This article analyzes the Gandhian legacy in contemporary Indian art practices, including photography, architecture, and film, and investigates the possibilities and impasses of a specifically Gandhian modern aesthetic practice. Situating a specific set of artistic projects...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of the 1960s classified as a buffer zone has slowly become a center of social and commercial life for Syriac Christians, a group that arrived en masse in the 1970s. Since then, this “blank” space has been gradually but significantly altered through Syriac architectural projects, including an Orthodox church...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
... architecture of civil society is being manipulated to marginalize dissent. This raises the question of whether the design of institutions has outpaced our critiques of them. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 I would like to thank one anonymous reviewer and one reviewer who chose...