Architecture and Revolution
Contemporary Perspectives on Central and Eastern Europe
Edited by Neil Leach
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Architecture and Revolution by Neil Leach
Book DescriptionArchitecture and Revolution explores the consequences of the 1989 revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe from an architectural perspective. It presents new writings from a team of renowned architects, philosophers and cultural theorists from both the East and the West. They explore the questions over the built environment that now face architects, planners and politicians in the region. They examine the problems of buildings inherited from the communist era: some are environmentally inadequate, many were designed to serve a now redundant social programme and others carry the stigma of association with previous regimes. Contributors include: Daniel Libeskind, Bernard Tschumi, Laura Mulvey, Helene Cixous, Andrew Benjamin and Frederic Jameson.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415139151
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Feb-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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