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Normate Template: Knowing-Making the Architectural Inhabitant

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 uses images in architectural handbooks to study the history of architectural design for an average body.


Victorian Liberalism and Material Culture: Synergies of Thought and Place

Kevin A. Morrison

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474431538
eISBN:
9781474445023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431538.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victorian Liberalism and Material Culture assesses the unexplored links between Victorian material culture and political theory. It seeks to transform understanding of Victorian liberalism’s key ... More


Safety in Numbers: Tolerance and Norms in Syriac Design

Jennifer Mack

in The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 6 examines national norms defined both rational design and questions of taste and beauty, and how these intersect with new forms that Syriacs have developed in houses, churches, banquet ... More


John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life

Danielle Shapiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693405
eISBN:
9781452954318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693405.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

This book is the first biography of artist and industrial designer John Vassos. The book positions him as a significant figure in the development of a self-conscious industrial design profession ... More


Introduction: Urban Design from Below

Jennifer Mack

in The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Introduction explores modernism, equality, and standardization in the development of European suburbs. I question the predominant narratives of post-utopian decline or, alternatively, grassroots ... More


Visible Cities, Invisible Citizens: Service and Citizenship in the Centrum

Jennifer Mack

in The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 focuses on Södertälje during the 1970s, when Syriacs moved to its empty Million Program neighborhoods, where Syriacs resumed their historical pattern of protective enclaves. They adapted ... More


The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Jennifer Mack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In The Construction of Equality, Jennifer Mack shows how Syriac-instigated architectural projects and spatial practices have altered the Swedish city’s built environment “from below.” Combining ... More


Conclusion: The New Periphery

Jennifer Mack

in The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Conclusion zeroes in on “urban design from below” as the aggregate result of the Syriacs’ discrete projects. This phenomenon functions as a space between the “top-down” official designs and plans ... More


Standards and Separatism: The Swedish Million Program, Syriac Enclaves, and Equality

Jennifer Mack

in The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 compares the spatial agendas of the Swedish welfare state and Syriacs. The “Million Program” (1965 to 1974) saw Sweden develop one million dwelling units through standardized forms meant to ... More


Making Mesopotälje: Sacred and Profane “Diaspora Space” in the City

Jennifer Mack

in The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 examines “diaspora space”–usually used solely as metaphor–in connection with Syriac monumental architectural spaces for theSyriac Orthodox Church and the Assyriska and Syrianska soccer ... More


Greetings from Hollywood!: Enclaves and Participation “from the Ghetto to the Mansion”

Jennifer Mack

in The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 analyzes several new and controversial Syriac-dominated neighborhoods of custom-designed and formally elaborate single-family houses that majority Swedish planners regard as cautionary ... More


“Södertälje Is a Theater”: The Performance of Propriety and Ritual Infrastructure

Jennifer Mack

in The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 focuses on both permanent spaces and temporary spatial practices associated with weddings and funerals. Urban spaces have become backdrops for a roleplaying game with an ever-attentive ... More


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