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Built Space, Environment, Modernism: (Re)reading ‘Tropical Modern’ Architecture

Tariq Jazeel

in Sacred Modernity: Nature, Environment and the Postcolonial Geographies of Sri Lankan Nationhood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318863
eISBN:
9781846319976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318863.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This first chapter of Part II (on tropical modern architecture) introduces Sri Lanka's tropical modern architectural style and the kinds of environmental experience it aims to afford users. By ... More


Over-Determinations: Architecture, Text, Politics

Tariq Jazeel

in Sacred Modernity: Nature, Environment and the Postcolonial Geographies of Sri Lankan Nationhood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318863
eISBN:
9781846319976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318863.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter draws out a number of extra-architectural factors – factors beyond the control of architects themselves – that effectively over-determine the connections between Sri Lankan architectural ... More


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