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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Author Biography - Mark Swenarton
Mark Swenarton is Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Igea Troiani is Senior Lecturer in Architecture at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Helena Webster is Deputy Head of the Department of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University, UK.