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Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Annabel Jane Wharton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Buildings are not benign; rather, they commonly manipulate and abuse their human users. Architectural Agents makes the case that buildings act in the world independently of their makers, patrons, ... More


Shakespeare | Cut: Rethinking cutwork in an age of distraction

Bruce R. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198735526
eISBN:
9780191822506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735526.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Video cuts in Shakespeare productions by companies like the Wooster Group and Toneelgroep Amsterdam, cut-and-paste searches of Shakespeare’s texts in online databases, cut-scenes from Shakespeare in ... More


Name Games: Analyzing Game Studies (Third Interlude)

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

How can you study the emergence of a field through a new journal? Chapter 8, the third Interlude, looks at ten years of the online journal Game Studies as a way of looking at the new field of game ... More


Murder

Annabel Jane Wharton

in Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 examines the mutilated bodies of buildings left behind in France and Spain by The Cloisters Museum in New York.


Spoils

Annabel Jane Wharton

in Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 2 treats both the spoils of archaeological research and the spoliation of one of the great museums of the early twentieth century, the Palestine Archaeological Museum in Jerusalem (a.k.a. the ... More


Amnesia

Annabel Jane Wharton

in Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 3 examines Ferdinand and Isabella’s great hospital in Santiago, Spain—the progeny of the Counter Reformation and Inquisition, built with blood money from the conquest of Granada and the ... More


Urban Toxicity

Annabel Jane Wharton

in Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 4 investigates a healthy building’s immunity to the toxic urbanism of Jerusalem. An old Palestinian house, now the core of a luxury hotel, the American Colony, survives as healthy enclave in ... More


Gambling

Annabel Jane Wharton

in Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 5 offers a reassessment of the post-Venturi Las Vegas Strip as a cyborg.


Digital Play

Annabel Jane Wharton

in Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 6 appraises the contribution of virtual architectonics to addictive play through a consideration of paradigmatic digital genres—the video game, massively multiplayer online role-playing ... More


Buildings/Things, Bodies/Texts, History/Theory

Annabel Jane Wharton

in Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693382
eISBN:
9781452950853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693382.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The conclusion theorizes architectural agency. An investigation of two actors, the Tribune Tower and the Tomb of David, provides evidence for a sustained critique of popular phenomenological ... More


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