Skateboarding space and the city architecture and the body pdf
Skateboarding, Space and the City: Architecture and the Body by Iain BordenIts relation to architecture is kept beautifully clear Borden argues that they draw our attention to the city as the site of perpetual change. I highly recommend it. A highly original and extremely well written text that discusses the historical and cultural meaning of skateboarding through an engagin reading of the work of Lefebvre and others. University of Sussex. Du kanske gillar. Bartlett Designs Iain Borden Inbunden.
Skateboarding, Space and the City
More details about: Victoria and Albert Museum libraries. Skateboarding, space and the city : architecture and the body Show more Show less Author. Borden, Iain. Oxford [England] ; New York : Berg Physical description.
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Iain Borden born in Oxford in is an English architectural historian and urban commentator. His books Skateboarding and the City: a Complete History Bloomsbury, and predecessor Skateboarding, Space and the City: Architecture and the Body , Berg, met with considerable acclaim for their analytical and historical account of skateboarding, in part using the philosophy of Henri Lefebvre to interpret this global practice as a creative, political and urban act. His book Drive: Journeys through Film, Cities and Landscapes , Reaktion, , similarly explored automobile driving as experiences of cities and urban spaces, using cinematic representations to explore different speeds, landscape and social conditions. His wide-ranging historical and theoretical interests have led to publications on, among other subjects: critical theory and architectural historical methodology InterSections: Architectural Histories and Critical Theories , Routledge, , the history of skateboarding as an urban practice Skateboarding and the City: a Complete History , Bloomsbury, , boundaries and surveillance, theorists Henri Lefebvre and Georg Simmel, film and architecture, gender and architecture, body spaces and the experience of city spaces The Unknown City: Contesting Architecture and Social Space , MIT Press, He has also undertaken a history of automobile driving as a spatial experience of cities, landscapes and architecture, and particularly as represented in movies: Drive: Journeys through Film, Cities and Landscapes , Reaktion,