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Title Architecture and revolution [electronic resource] : contemporary perspectives on Central and Eastern Europe / edited by Neil Leach.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.


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Description xiii, 238 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Historical perspectives: Sources of a radical mission in the early Soviet profession: Alexei Gan and the Moscow anarchists / Catherine Cooke -- The Vesnins' Palace of Labour: the role of practice in materialising the revolutionary architecture / Catherine Cooke -- Notes for a manifesto / Jonathan Charley -- A postmodern critic's kit for interpreting socialist realism / Augustin Ioan -- pt. 2. Architecture and change: History lessons / Fredric Jameson -- Policing the body: Descartes and the architecture of change / Andrew Benjamin -- The state as a work of art: the trauma of Ceausescu's Disneyland / Renata Salecl -- Architecture of revolution? / Neil Leach -- pt. 3. Strategies for a new Europe: Traces of the unborn / Daniel Libeskind -- Resisting the erasure of history: Daniel Libeskind interviewed by Anne Wagner -- The humanity of architecture / Dalibor Vesely -- Disjunctions / Bernard Tschumi -- The dark side of the domus: the redomestication of Central and Eastern Europe / Neil Leach -- Architecture in post-totalitarian society: round-table discussion conducted by Bart Goldhoorn -- pt. 4. The Romanian question: Totalitarian city: Bucharest 1980-9, semio-clinical files / Constantin Petcu -- The People's House, or the voluptuous violence of an architectural paradox / Doina Petrescu -- Utopia 1988, Romania; post-utopia 1995, Romania / Dorin Stefan -- Rediscovering Romania / Ioana Sandi -- pt. 5. Tombs and monuments: Berlin 1961-89: the bridal chamber / Neil Leach -- Reflections on disgraced monuments / Laura Mulvey -- Attacks on the castle / Helene Cixous.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Architecture -- Europe, Central -- 20th century.
Architecture -- Europe, Eastern -- 20th century.
Architecture -- Europe, Central -- Public opinion.
Architecture -- Europe, Eastern -- Public opinion.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Leach, Neil.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0203208331
0415139147 (hbk)
0415139155 (pbk)

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