Haralambidou, Penelope Marcel Duchamp and the Architecture of Desire 2013, Ashgate While much has been written on Marcel Duchamp – one of the twentieth century’s most beguiling artists – the subject of his flirtation with architecture seems to have been largely overlooked. Yet, in the carefully arranged plans and sections organising the blueprint of Continue Reading
Cruz, Marcos The Inhabitable Flesh of Architecture 2013, Ashgate Today’s architecture has failed the body with its long heritage of purity of form and aesthetic of cleanliness. A resurgence of interest in flesh, especially in art, has led to a politics of abjection, completely changing traditional aesthetics, and is now giving light to an alternative […]Continue Reading
Buchli, Victor An Anthropology of Architecture 2013, Bloomsbury Abstract  Ever since anthropology has existed as a discipline, anthropologists have thought about architectural forms. This book provides the first overview of how anthropologists have studied architecture and the extraordinarily rich thought and data this has produced. With a focus on domestic space – Continue Reading