Architecture of Resistance: Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

Yara Sharif (Author)
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Description

Architecture of Resistance investigates the relationship between architecture, politics and power, and how these factors interplay in light of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. It takes Palestine as the key ground of spatial exploration, looking at the spaces between people, boundary lines, documents and maps in a search for the meaning of architecture of resistance. Stemming from the need for an alternative discourse that can nourish the Palestinian spaces of imagination, the author reinterprets the land from a new perspective, by stripping it of the dominant power of lines to expose the hidden dynamic topography born out of everyday Palestine. It applies a hybrid approach of research through design and visual documentary, through text, illustrations, mapping techniques and collages, to capture the absent local narrative as an essential component of spatial investigation.

Product Details

Price
£44.99
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date
28 April 2017
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781472447883
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