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Title The sex of architecture / editors, Diana Agrest, Patricia Conway, Leslie Kanes Weisman
Published New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1996


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Description 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Acknowledgments / Diana Agrest, Patricia Conway and Leslie Kanes Weisman -- Foreword / Patricia Conway -- Introduction / Diana Agrest, Patricia Conway and Leslie Kanes Weisman -- "Other" Spaces and "Others" / Mary McLeod -- Missing Objects / Catherine Ingraham -- Present Tense / Diane Lewis -- The Return of the Repressed: Nature / Diana Agrest -- The Case of the Death of Nature: A Mystery / Diana Balmori -- Female Fetish Urban Form / Ann Bergren -- Crimes in and of the City: The Femme Fatale as Urban Allegory / M. Christine Boyer -- Investigating the City: Detective Fiction as Urban Interpretation / Margaret Crawford -- Gendered Spaces in Colonial Algiers / Zeynep Celik -- La Donna e Mobile: Agoraphobia, Women, and Urban Space / Esther Da Costa Meyer -- "Women Internet" vs. the "Space of Tyranny" / Lauretta Vinciarelli -- The Matter of Matter: A Longing for Gravity / Jennifer Bloomer -- Battle Lines: E.1027 / Beatriz Colomina -- Colomina's Web / Sylvia Lavin
Mirror Images: Technology, Consumption, and the Representation of Gender in American Architecture since World War II / Joan Ockman -- Through the Looking Glass / Denise Scott Brown -- Not a Muse: The Client's Role at the Rietveld Schroder House / Alice T. Friedman -- Housing for a Postmodern World / Ghislaine Hermanuz -- Claiming the Public Space: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo / Susana Torre -- The Politics of Underestimation / Marion Weiss -- Confessions in Public Space / Lynne Breslin -- Diversity by Design: Feminist Reflections on the Future of Architectural Education and Practice / Leslie Kanes Weisman -- Resisting the Patriarchal Norms of Professional Education / Sharon E. Sutton -- The Pen Is Mightier Than the Building: Writing on Architecture 1850-1940 / Diane Favro
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture and women.
Feminist theory.
Author Agrest, Diana.
Conway, Patricia.
Weisman, Leslie.
LC no. 96005552
ISBN 0810926830 (paperback)