Intimate metropolisIntimate metropolis: urban subjects in the modern city
Vittoria Di Palma (Editor), Diana Periton (Editor), Marina Lathouri (Editor)
Publisher: London ; Routledge, 2009.
ISBN: 0415415063 ISBN13: 9780415415064 DDC: 720.103 LCC: NA9053 Edition: (hbk. : alk. paper)
Summary:Questions traditional conceptualizations of 'public' and 'private,'
and illuminates the ways in which the modern metropolis can be seen
as a peculiarly intimate construction, with its notion of the public
predicated ultimately on a concept of the private individual or
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Vittoria Di Palma, Diana Periton, Marina Lathouri --
Urban life / Diana Periton -- Heads: Philip-Lorca di Corcia and the
paradox of urban portraiture / Hugh Campbell -- A space for the
imagination: depicting women readers in the nineteenth-century city /
Kathryn Brown -- "So the flâneur goes for a walk in his room":
interior, arcade, cinema, metropolis / Charles Rice -- Exhibitionism:
John Soane's "model house" / Helene Furján -- Private house, public
house: Victor Horta's ubiquitous domesticity / Amy Catania Kulper --
Drawing and dispute: the strategies of the Berlin block / Katharina
Borsi -- "The necessity of the plan": visions of individuality and
collective intimacies / Marina Lathouri -- City is house and house is
city: Aldo van Eyck, Piet Blom, and the architecture of homecoming /
Karin Jaschke -- Urban play: intimate space and postwar subjectivity
/ Roy Kozlovsky -- Pervasive intimacy: the Unité d'habitation and
Golden Lane as instruments of postwar domesticity / Christopher Hight
-- Zoom: Google Earth and global intimacy / Vittoria Di Palma.
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LCC Number: NA9053
Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: x, 278 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm.
Edition Info: (hbk. : alk. paper)
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