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Biopolitics and the Emergence of Modern Architecture

Biopolitics and the Emergence of Modern Architecture

Biopolitics and the Emergence of Modern Architecture

$24.95

Wallenstein, Sven-Olov

Cl. New York, 2009

Book ID: 80403

Concerns the dissolution of the classical paradigm of architecture as imitative form in the context of the French Enlightenment and the emergence of a new logic of architecture based on a biopolitical process of subject formation. Concludes with a pictorial essay on the development of a building type that epitomizes this new architectural logic - the modern hospital. Fifth volume in the FORuM Project series.

96 pp., 20 color, 20 B&W illus.