Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation: The Reproduction of Post-Fordism in Late-Twentieth-Century Architecture by Tahl KaminerArchitecture, Crisis and Resuscitation: The Reproduction of Post-Fordism in Late-Twentieth-Century Architecture by Tahl Kaminer

Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation: The Reproduction of Post-Fordism in Late-Twentieth-Century…

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Paperback | February 24, 2011

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Studying the relation of architecture to society, this book explains the manner in which the discipline of architecture adjusted itself in order to satisfy new pressures by society. Consequently, it offers an understanding of contemporary conditions and phenomena, ranging from the ubiquity of landmark buildings to the celebrity status of architects. It concerns the period spanning from 1966 to the first years of the current century ' a period which saw radical change in economy, politics, and culture and a period in which architecture radically transformed, substituting the alleged dreariness of modernism with spectacle.

Tahl Kamineris a researcher and lecturer at the Delft School of Design, TU Delft. He co-edited the volumesUrban Asymmetries(2011),Critical Tools(2011), andHouses in Transformation(2008), and is a founding member of the academic journal Footprint.
Title:Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation: The Reproduction of Post-Fordism in Late-Twentieth-Century…Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:February 24, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415578248

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Table of Contents

ForewordHilde Heynen  Introduction 1. Drawing  2. Discipline  3. Methodological Considerations Part 1: Crisis and Withdrawal  4. The Void  5. Economic and Social Crisis  6. Modernism in Retreat  7. Radical Architecture  8. Alternatives to Modernism  9. Meaning  10. Historicism  11. Collage  12. Context  13. Freedom  14. Postmodernist Architecture  15. The Invisible Horizon Part 2: Autonomy and the Resuscitation of the Discipline  16. The Birth of Autonomy  17. Architectural Autonomy  18. The Commodity  19. The Artefact  20. Paper Architecture and Autonomy  21. The Neo-Avant-Garde  22. Autonomous Deconstruction  23. The Integration of Autonomy Part 3: The Real  24. The Revolution of Everyday Life  25. The Architecture of Everyday Life  26. The Rise of Monetarism  27. Towards the Architectural Real  28. Critique of Planning  29. The End of the Crisis  30. Koolhaas and Freedom  31. The SuperDutch Era  32. The Return of Anxiety Epilogue: From the Ideal to the Simulacra and Back

Editorial Reviews

"Kaminer has deftly identified the dilemma of the contemporary student of architecture and Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation throws down the pedagogical gauntlet, inviting architectural educators, and by extension the discipline of architecture, to address this quandary." Amy Kulper, Architectural Theory Review, December 2011 "Tahl Kaminer's work stands out among recent publications... a fine, heterogeneous, and complex weave of relationships whose internal dynamics nonetheless depend on external economic processes and transformations." Ana Jeinic, GAM Architecture Magazine 08