Speaking of Buildings

To achieve this, the ethnicity, gender, class, sexual preference, political
orientation, etc., of the architectural historian could be more explicitly expressed
in its narration. To know who is speaking of buildings, who is telling the story, and
from ...

Speaking of Buildings

Speaking of Buildings

By and large, architectural historians use texts, drawings, and photographs to craft their narratives. Oral testimony from those who actually occupy or construct buildings is rarely taken as seriously. Speaking of Buildings offers a rebuttal, theorizing the radical potential of a methodology that has historically been cast as unreliable. Essays by an international group of scholars look at varied topics, from the role of gossip in undermining masculine narratives in architecture to workers' accounts of building with cement in midcentury London to a sound art piece created by oral testimonies from Los Angeles public housing residents. In sum, the authors call for a renewed form of listening to enrich our understanding of what buildings are, what they do, and what they mean to people.

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Speaking of Buildings
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Naomi Stead, Janina Gosseye, Deborah van der Plaat
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-15 - Publisher: Chronicle Books

By and large, architectural historians use texts, drawings, and photographs to craft their narratives. Oral testimony from those who actually occupy or construct buildings is rarely taken as seriously. Speaking of Buildings offers a rebuttal, theorizing the radical potential of a methodology that has historically been cast as unreliable. Essays
Hearings Before the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds
Categories: Public buildings
Type: BOOK - Published: 1915 - Publisher:

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The American Architect and Building News
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1895 - Publisher:

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Economic Height of Buildings
Language: en
Pages: 31
Authors: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America. Meeting. Civic Development Dept. Session
Categories: Office buildings
Type: BOOK - Published: 1927 - Publisher:

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Navy Department Appropriation Bill for 1942
Language: en
Pages: 845
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Navy Department
Categories: Office buildings
Type: BOOK - Published: 1941 - Publisher:

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