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Negotiating Domesticity by Hilde Heynen
Book DescriptionIn the home the intricate relations between architecture, gender and domesticity become visible. Negotiating Domesticity investigates the many and complex themes evoked by the interconnections between these terms. Topics covered include famous as well as less well-known architectural examples and architects, which are explored from sociological, anthropological, philosophical and psychoanalytical approaches. The authors explore the relationships between modern domestic spaces and sexed subjectivities in a broad range of geographical locations of Western modernity. This richly interdisiplinary work presents architects and postgraduate students with an in-depth exploration of domesticity in the modern era.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415341394
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hilde Heynen
Sage Handbook of Architectural Theory, Paperback (October 2013)
Now available in paperback, this is a cutting edge, detailed and comprehensive exploration of architectural theory. Its focus on interdisplinarity and cross-cultural ties ensures the discipline's relationship with the social sciences is fully explored.
Negotiating Domesticity, Hardback (May 2005)
A series of essays to challenge and stimulate, examining the links between gender, domesticity and architecture from a number of different perspectives and disciplines.
Architecture and Modernity, Paperback (April 2000)» View all books by Hilde Heynen
In this exploration of the relationship between modernity, dwelling, and architecture, Hilde Heynen attempts to bridge the gap between the discourse of the modern movement and cultural theories of modernity.
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Author Biography - Hilde Heynen
Hilde Heynen is a professor of architectural theory at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. She published Architecture and Modernity-A Critique (MIT Press, 1999). She is co-editor of a substantial anthology of 20th century texts on architecture, and co-edited Back From Utopia, The Challenge of the Modern Movement and Inside Density. She regularly publishes in periodicals such as The Journal of Architecture and Home Cultures. Gulsum Baydar teaches in the Deaprtment of Interior Architecture and Environment Design at Bilkent University. She is co-editor of Post-Colonial Space(s) (Princeton Architectural Press, 1997). Her articles, which question the disciplinary boundaries of architecture, appeared in such journals as Assemblage, The Journal of Architectural Education, The Journal of Architecture and Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.
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