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Spectral returns of domesticity
This is a study of the link between the house and the city, based on a close reading of three historical statements from Western urban theory by Leone Batisti Alberti, Le Corbusier, and Paul Virilio. Sexualized metaphors ...
Tenuous boundaries: women, domesticity and nationhood in 1930s Turkey
In the 1930s modern architecture was highly popularised in Turkey mostly through the widespread promotion of the modern house. In the early stages of nation building, the modern house became one of the most potent symbols ...
The cultural burden of architecture
(Taylor & Francis, 2004-05)
Contemporary architectural discourse mostly assumes an unmediated link between architecture and culture. This is a historical assumption, however, rooted in colonial encounters when the notion of cultural difference first ...
Teaching architectural history in Turkey and Greece: the burden of the mosque and the temple
(University of California Press, 2003-03)