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Description - The Politics of Making by Mark Swenarton

A unique collection of contemporary writings, this book explores the politics involved in the making and experiencing of architecture and cities from a cross-cultural and global perspective Taking a broad view of the word 'politics', the essays address a range of questions, including: * What is the relationship between politics and the making of space? * What role has theory played in reinforcing or resisting political power? * What are the political difficulties associated with working relationships? * Do the products of our making construct our identity or liberate us? A timely volume, focusing on an interdisciplinary debate on the politics of making, this is valuable reading for all students, professionals and academics interested or working in architectural theory.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415488006
ISBN-10: 0415488001
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mark Swenarton

Oxford Brookes University, UK

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