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Gender and architecture

Author: M L Durning; Richard Wrigley
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, ©2000.
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"Gender and Architecture makes an original contribution to the study of the impact of gender studies on architectural history. This series of articles investigates the links between the theoretical understanding of architecture and its concrete experience - both in terms of internal spaces, and the presence and effects of buildings within an urban environment."--BOOK JACKET.
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Gender and architecture.
Chichester ; New York : Wiley, c2000
(OCoLC)624457561
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M L Durning; Richard Wrigley
ISBN: 0471985325 9780471985327 0471985333 9780471985334
OCLC Number: 42295864
Description: 218 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A gravity in public places : Inigo Jones and classical architecture / Christy Anderson --
'O tower most worthy of praise!' : the paradox of freedom, captivity and gender in literary architecture of sixteenth-century France / Joanne Mosley --
Woman on top : Lady Margaret Beaufort's buildings at Christ's College, Cambridge / Louise Durning --
Architecture as metaphor for the body : the case of female convents in early modern Italy / Helen Hills --
Gender and the architect : women clients of French architects during the Enlightenment / Tanis Hinchcliffe --
Ramblers and Cyprians : mobility, visuality and the gendering of architectural space / Jane Rendell --
La Donna è mobile / Esther da Costa Meyer --
Harems and hotels : segregated city spaces and narratives of identity in the work of Oriental women writers / Reina Lewis --
Through the looking-glass darkly : gendering the primitive and the significance of constructed space in the practice of the Brücke / Colin Rhodes.
Other Titles: Gender & architecture
Responsibility: edited by Louise Durning and Richard Wrigley.
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"Gender and Architecture makes an original contribution to the study of the impact of gender studies on architectural history. This series of articles investigates the links between the theoretical understanding of architecture and its concrete experience - both in terms of internal spaces, and the presence and effects of buildings within an urban environment."--BOOK JACKET.

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