Beyond Description: Singapore Space Historicity

Beyond Description: Singapore Space Historicity

by Ryan Bishop
     
 

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This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions about global urbanism, postcolonialism, and architectural theory while…  See more details below

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This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions about global urbanism, postcolonialism, and architectural theory while producing challenging new ideas from a variety of disciplines concerned with how space, historicity, architecture and textuality inform one another.

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'Considers the spatial history of discourses and the political uses of 'emergency' as well as the militarization of daily spaces in the city.' - Space and Culture

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ISBN-13:
9781134422760
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/2004
Series:
Architext
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
244
File size:
5 MB

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