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    The Domestic and the Foreign: Architecture in Globalisation (Paperback) Text by Rem Koolhaas, Text by Professor Fredric Jameson, Text by David Chipperfield, Text by Professor and Chair Center for Middle Eastern Studies Nezar Alsayyad

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    DescriptionFor centuries, across nations, dialogue between the domestic and the foreign has affected and transformed architecture. Today these dialogues have become highly intensified. "The Domestic and the Foreign in Architecture" examines how these exchanges manifest themselves in contemporary architecture, in terms of its aesthetic potential and its practice, which, in turn, are impacted by broad economic, cultural and political issues. This book traces how diverse cultural encounters inevitably modify conventional categories, standards and codes of architecture, such as domestic identity, its political and economic representations and the negotiations with what is deemed foreign. Theoretical reflections by distinguished scholars are accompanied by interviews with some of the most influential architects practicing today, as well as stunning visual presentations by professional photographers.


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    Title
    The Domestic and the Foreign
    Subtitle
    Architecture in Globalisation
    Authors and contributors
    Text by Rem Koolhaas, Text by Professor Fredric Jameson, Text by David Chipperfield, Text by Professor and Chair Center for Middle Eastern Studies Nezar Alsayyad
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 916 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789064505669
    ISBN 10: 9064505667
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: AM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    DC22: 720
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    BISAC V2.8: ARC001000
    B&T Approval Code: A05010200
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: AM
    Illustrations note
    112 colour illustrations, 110 b & w illustrations
    Publisher
    010 Uitgeverij
    Imprint name
    010 Uitgeverij
    Publication date
    30 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Rotterdam