Deleuze and Architecture

Deleuze and Architecture

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Critiques the legacy and ongoing influence of Deleuze on the discipline and practice of architecture. This collection looks critically at how Deleuze challenges architecture as a discipline, how architecture contributes to philosophy and how we can come to understand the complex politics of space of our increasingly networked world. Since the 1980s, Deleuze's philosophy has fuelled a generation of architectural thinking, and can be seen in the design of a global range of contemporary built environments. His work has also alerted architecture to crucial ecological, political and social problems that the discipline needs to reconcile.In Deleuzea#39;s extended essay a#39;Coldness and Crueltya#39; (1989) he turns to the a#39; differential mechanismsa#39; of literature and medicine in the construction of the medicalised condition of a#39;sadomasochisma#39;. There is a very tight logic to the essay (Smithanbsp;...

Title:Deleuze and Architecture
Author:Helene Frichot, Stephen Loo
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press - 2013-05-31


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