The editors have told me that there is a less expensive e-book available, and that currently if you buy direct from Routledge, code FLE22 gives a 20% discount.
Nikolina Bobic and Farzaneh Haghighi (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Architecture, Urban Space and Politics, Volume I: Violence, Spectacle and Data – Routledge, November 2022
One for libraries, at this price… [update Jan 2023: a more affordable e-book is also available. If you buy direct from Routledge, code FLE22 currently gives a 20% discount]
For architecture and urban space to have relevance in the 21st Century, we cannot merely reignite the approaches of thought and design that were operative in the last century. This is despite, or because of, the nexus between politics and space often being theorized as a representation or by-product of politics. As a symbol or an effect, the spatial dimension is depoliticized. Consequently, architecture and the urban are halted from fostering any systematic change as they are secondary to the event and therefore incapable of performing any political role. This handbook explores how architecture and urban…
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