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Pornotopia : an essay on Playboy's architecture and biopolitics

Author: Paul B Preciado
Publisher: New York : Zone Books, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines popular culture and pornographic spaces as sites of architectural production. Combining historical perspectives with insights from critical theory, gender studies, queer theory, porn studies, and the history of technology, and drawing from a range of primary transdisciplinary sources, treatises on sexuality, medical and pharmaceutical handbooks, architecture journals, erotic magazines, building  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul B Preciado
ISBN: 9781935408482 1935408488
OCLC Number: 883391264
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Playboy architecture : performing masculinity --
Manifesto for an indoor man : the awakening of the Playboy's domestic consciousness --
Unfolding domesticity : the postdomestic interior and the invention of the "girl next door" --
Striptease : undressing domesticity --
The male electronic boudoir : the urban bachelor apartment --
The Playboy mansion : American oøkema --
The invention of the pharmacopornographic bed --
Playboy spatial products : the Playboy Club and the Playboy archipelago as pornscape.
Responsibility: Beatriz Preciado.

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Design objects, bachelor pads, and multimedia rotating beds as expressions of the relationships among architecture, gender, and sexuality.  Read more...

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Compellingly written and funny as well as troubling, Pornotopia is certainly one of the architectural highlights of the year.-Times Higher Education

 
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