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Title Embodied utopias : gender, social change, and the modern metropolis / edited by Amy Bingaman, Lise Sanders and Rebecca Zorach
Published London : Routledge, 2002


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Description xviii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Architext series
Architext series.
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of Figures Notes on Contributors Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Embodied Utopia: Introduction -- Amy Bingaman, Lise Sanders, and Rebecca Zorach -- PART I -- 1 Is There a Built Form for Non-Patriarchal Utopias? -- Thomas A. Markus -- PART II: CIVILIZATION/DEGENERATION: DESIRE AND REPULSION IN THE MODERN CITY -- Introduction by Lise Sanders -- 2 Making the City Beautiful: Aesthetic Reform and the (Dis)placement of Bodies -- Margaret E. Farrar -- 3 Urban Space, Modernity, and Masculinist Desire: The Utopian Longings of Le Corbusier -- Barbara Hooper -- 4 Dystopia in Utopia: Exoticism and Degeneration in Indochina, 1890-1940 -- Hazel Hahn -- -- -- -- PART III: AT HOME IN PUBLIC -- Introduction by Peg Birmingham -- 5 At Home in Public: The Hull House Settlement and the Study of the City -- Sharon Haar -- 6 Utopian Visions and Architectural Designs of Turn-of-the-Century Social Settlements -- Suzanne M. Spencer-Wood -- PART IV: ESPRIT DE CORPS AND ESPRIT DtCOR: DOMESTICITY. -- COMMUNITY AND CREATIVE AUTONOMY IN THE BUILDING OF FEMALE PUBLIC IDENTITY -- Introduction by Amy Bingaman -- 7 A Women's Berlin: How Female Patrons and Architects in Imperial Germany Re-Gendered the City -- Despina Stratigakos -- 8 Endeavours and Expectations: Housing Washington's Women Kelly Quinn -- PART V: EMBODYING URBAN DESIGN -- Introduction by Anthony Raynsford -- 9 Personal City: Tysons Corner and the Question of Identity Brent Stringfellow -- 10 Re-Reading Disney's Celebration: Gendered Topography -- in a Heterotopian Pleasure Garden -- Andrew Wood -- 11 Bangkok Simultopia -- Brian P. McGrath -- PART VI: HAUNTING THE CITY -- Introduction by Rebecca Zorach -- 12 Networked Interventions: Debugging the Electronic Frontier -- Christa Erickson -- 13 Frugality and the City: Hanoi Palimpsest -- May Joseph -- 14 Against Utopia: The Romance of Indeterminate Spaces -- Elizabeth Wilson -- PART VII -- 15 The Time of Architecture -- Elizabeth Grosz -- Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Visionary architecture.
City planning.
Author Bingaman, Amy, 1970-
Sanders, Lise, 1970-
Zorach, Rebecca, 1969-
LC no. 2001040810
ISBN 0415248132
0415248140 paperback