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A provocative case for historical ambiguity in architecture by one of the field's leading theorists Conceptions of modernity in architecture are often expressed in the idea of the zeitgeist, or "spirit of the age," an attitude toward architectural form that is embedded in a belief in progressive time. Lateness explores how architecture can work against these linear currents in startling and compelling ways. In this incisive book, internationally renowned architect Peter Eisenman, with Elisa Iturbe, proposes a different perspective on form and time in architecture, one that circumvents the temporal constraints on style that require it to be "of the times"-lateness. He focuses on three twentieth-century architects who exhibited the qualities of lateness in their designs: Adolf Loos, Aldo Rossi, and John Hejduk. Drawing on the critical theory of Theodor Adorno and his study of Beethoven's final works, Eisenman shows how the architecture of these canonical figures was temporally out of sync with conventions and expectations, and how lateness can serve as a form of release from the restraints of the moment. Bringing together architecture, music, and philosophy, and drawing on illuminating examples from the Renaissance and Baroque periods, Lateness demonstrates how today's architecture can use the concept of lateness to break free of stylistic limitations, expand architecture's critical capacity, and provide a new mode of analysis.
Two essays and a set of original diagrams consider the parameters of the something beyond in James Carpenter s projects. Architectural historian Mark Linder offers a long view of Carpenter s work, placing his early career as an installation artist and experimental filmmaker in the context of contemporary art practices. Linder draws out the continuities between this early work and Carpenter s current practice as a glass designer, demonstrating a consistent focus on literalism materiality, spatial perception, and inhabitation as opposed to phenomenological effect, expression, and representation. Architectural critic Sarah Whiting examines the sensibilities and constituencies that emerge from Carpenter s practice. Rather than succumbing to the technique of Brechtian estrangement (which has become a default strategy for avant-garde practices in all domains), Carpenter gently eases his viewers into new constituencies. Perceptions and publics are altered, although these alterations are never dictated. Carpenter s new worlds are not avant-garde but are more like dreams that embed themselves in the back of one s mind, opening new possibilities without choreographing what those might be. Finally, Lucia Allais s diagrams offer a visual means of reading Carpenter s combination of technique and effect his means of making light material and making material present. Photographs and extended captions from Carpenter complete this book s documentation of key projects.
The first three series of the sitcom created by and starring Chris O'Dowd following a 12-year-old boy and his imaginary friend in a small Irish town. Young Martin (David Rawle), the youngest member of the Moone family, has a unique outlook on life. With his imaginary friend, Seán (O'Dowd), on hand to help him, he negotiates everyday life and the troubles it brings. Series 1 episodes are: 'Men of the Houses', 'Bunch of Marys', 'Another Prick in the Wall', 'Dark Side of the Moone', 'Godfellas' and 'The Bell-End of an Era'. Series 2 episodes are: 'Boylé, Boylé, Boylé', 'Moone Dance', 'Ghost Raft', 'Handball Duel', 'Stags and Hens' and 'The Boyle Wedding'. Series 3 episodes are: 'Where the Streets Do Have Names', 'The Plunder Years', 'Fecks, Lies and Videotape', 'Unidentified Feckin' Objects', 'Bells 'n' Smells' and 'A Bucket List for George Gershwin'.
"The Women, Gender and Development Reader" is the definitive volume of literature dedicated to women in the development process. Now in a fully revised second edition, the editors expertly present the impacts of social, political and economic change by reviewing such topical issues as migration, persistent structural discrimination, the global recession, and climate change. Approached from a multidisciplinary perspective, the theoretical debates are vividly illustrated by an array of global case studies. This now classic book, has been designed as a comprehensive reader, presenting the best of the now vast body of literature. The book is divided into five parts, incorporating readings from the leading experts and authorities in each field. A guide to further reading at the end of each chapter provides a foundation for further study. The result is a unique and extensive discussion, a guide to the evolution of the field, and a vital point of reference for those studying or with a keen interest in women in the development process.
"In the end Barkow Leibinger are bricoleurs as much as they are engineers. . . . There is always an element of inspired performance in bricolage. And as the greatest philosophers in German aesthetics tellus, such play (Spiel) is also essential to art; it opens up a realm for an imaginative response to any question. In the end, this is what Barkow Leibinger offer us all: Spielraum, room for play, space for invention." Hal Foster Grouped in five thematic fields-"Fabrication / Research," "Liminal Facade / Deep Surface," "Ultra Structural," "Makeover," and "Site Specific"-this comprehensive monograph presents the work of theBerlin-based, German-American architectural practice Barkow Leibinger with contributions by Hal Foster, Carson Chan, Sarah Whiting, Brett Steele, and Iwan Baan.
The complete first two series of the sitcom created by and starring Chris O'Dowd following a 12-year-old boy and his imaginary friend in a small Irish town. Young Martin (David Rawle), the youngest member of the Moone family, has a unique outlook on life. With his imaginary friend, Seán (O'Dowd), on hand to help him, he negotiates everyday life and the troubles it brings.
From Wattpad phenom Sarah White comes a steamy teen romance about one girl's quest to find herself after a traumatic breakup. The only thing worse than having your boyfriend dump you is having him dump you for your best friend. For Everly Morgan the betrayal came out of nowhere. One moment she had what seemed like the perfect high school relationship, and the next, she wanted to avoid the two most important people in her life. Every time she sees them kiss in the hallways her heart breaks a little more. The last thing on Everly's mind is getting into another relationship, but when she meets Gabe in her therapist's waiting room she can't deny their immediate connection. Somehow he seems to understand Everly in a way that no one else in her life does, and maybe it's because Gabe also has experience grappling with issues outside of his control. Just because they share so many of the same interests and there is an undeniable spark between them doesn't mean Everly wants anything more than friendship. After all, when you only barely survived your last breakup, is it really worth risking your heart again?
The authors challenge psychological perspectives on happiness and subjective wellbeing. Highlighting the politics of quantitative and qualitative methodologies, case studies across continents explore wellbeing in relation to health, children and youth, migration, economics, religion, family, land mines, national surveys, and indigenous identities.
When Dyllan Carter ships off to London to start a Master's in Medieval Literature, she expects to spend a lot of time in the library, to write a lot of papers, and to develop acute tendinitis before she finishs her thesis on the difference between Merlin the myth and Merlin the man. What she didn't expect was Emrys. After their initial crash-meeting in the tunnels of the underground, she seems to bump into him everywhere: in the library and even on the street. He knows almost as much as she does about her subject area - and he's not even in school His actions are sometimes awkward, and very out-of-the-blue - often to the level of absurdity. So when he offers to give her a tour of the old places in Wales - not far from his home - she can't help but wonder who fate has brought her. As the legends get closer and the journey becomes more dangerous, Dyllan finds more questions and fewer answers. Will she be able to finish her thesis? Or is this her life's final chapter?
A breezy, sexy contemporary YA about falling in love with your best friend, from Wattpad phenom Sarah White.
Mackenzie Clark has been best friends with Nolan Walker for as long as she can remember. She’s shared everything with him, from adventures with their families and days lounging at the beach to long talks about their friends and her journey with type 1 diabetes. The only thing she hasn’t shared is the fact that she is in love with him.
Now in their senior year of high school, Mackenzie and Nolan know that in a few short months everything will change as they head off to different colleges. Determined to make the most of the time they still have left, they come up with a list of things they want to do together before graduation.
But as they make their way through everything from toilet papering the school bully’s house to having a backyard camp-out like the ones they had when they were kids, Mackenzie can’t help feeling that she’s left the most important thing off the list: telling Nolan how she feels.
Confessing her love could jeopardize the incredible relationship they already have. Is honesty really the best policy?
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