Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138940048
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/18/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Amanda Reeser Lawrence received her PhD in history and theory of architecture from Harvard University. She is a tenured Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at Northeastern University. Lawrence is founding coeditor of the award-winning journal, PRAXIS. She is the author of James Stirling: Revisionary Modernist (Yale University Press, 2013).

Ana Miljački is Associate Professor of Architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she teaches history, theory, and design. She holds a PhD in history and theory of architecture from Harvard University. Her work focuses on the relationship between politics and the products and circumstances of architectural labor. She is the author of The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle 1938–1968 (Routledge, 2017).

Table of Contents

Introduction Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Ana Miljački Part 1: Authorship 1. Signed, Anonymous: The Persona of the Architect in the Mansion House Debate Timothy Hyde 2. The Anxiety of Anonymity: On the Historiographic Problem of Walter Gropius and The Architects Collaborative Michael Kubo 3. The Power of Association: Le Corbusier in the Banlieue Kenny Cupers Part 2: Transfer 4. Edvard Ravnikar's Eclecticism of Taste and the Politics of Appropriation Vladimir Kulić 5. Cold War Adaptations: SIAL Školka's Real and Imaginary Architectural Dialogues with the West Ana Miljački 6. Translation Theory and the Intertwined Histories of Building for Self-Governance Esra Akcan Part 3: Rights 7. Architecture and Copyright: Rights of Authors and Things in the Age of Reproduction Ines Weizman 8. Sufficient Originality: The Legal Contours of Creativity in Architecture Sarah Hirschman 9. Architectural Patents Beyond Bucky Fuller’s Quadrant Kevin Emerson Collins Part 4: Reenactments 10. By the Book: Philip Johnson's Ledoux Redoux at the University of Houston Amanda Reeser Lawrence 11. A Careful Misreading of Precedent: the Politics of Transparency in the work of Lina Bo Bardi David Rifkind 12. Not Exactly the Same: On the Fantasy of "Chinese Architectural Copies" Winnie Wong 13. Città Analoga: Aldo Rossi's Visual Theory on Display Szacka, Léa-Catherine Index

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