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    Owen Hatherley ¾ 7 Read (Landscapes of Communism) [Free] Ì Owen Hatherley I took my time reading ‘Landscapes of Communism’ in part because it’s a weighty tome and therefore inconvenient to take on trains Moreover it is a pretty dense read and perhaps somewhat of an acuired taste I find reading about buildings curiously relaxing for some reason Hatherley takes the reader on a scrupulously detailed tour of comm

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    (Landscapes of Communism) [Free] Ì Owen Hatherley 4 stars for interesting content not for clarity and styleFor what might be accurately called “townscapes journalist Owen Hatherley presents a detailed at times indigestible analysis of Soviet era architecture D

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    (Landscapes of Communism) [Free] Ì Owen Hatherley 45 StarsFrom the Baltic down to the Balkans and Germany out to Georgia this book unfolds like a bleak architectural romance suffused with war hardship and history Among the memorable revelations in here were how female archi

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    Download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¾ Owen Hatherley (Landscapes of Communism) [Free] Ì Owen Hatherley Owen Hatherley ¾ 7 Read Incredibly detailed and full of history and facts Owen Hatherley wrote about communists cities buildings and public spaces I found some chapters too detailed but on the whole loved the descriptions of the places he was describing I would love a book of just the photos all the photos with brief descriptions as a companion to Landscapes of Communism The fascination Hatherley has for these places are evident and his writing is open and enjoy

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    (Landscapes of Communism) [Free] Ì Owen Hatherley This is a weighty tome beautifully typeset with correct diactritics and bound with better uality photographs than the author’s previous books but with a word count probably twice as large I enjoyed it but it took me a ver

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    (Landscapes of Communism) [Free] Ì Owen Hatherley Owen Hatherley ¾ 7 Read Download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¾ Owen Hatherley A great photo journalistic exhaustively researched look at how communismsocialism has impacted the architecture of a number of countries including skyscrapers housing metro stations memorials The photos alone are uite intriguing

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    Summary Landscapes of Communism Download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¾ Owen Hatherley Owen Hatherley ¾ 7 Read I'm probably doing this book a huge disservice if I write that this was one of the most interesting boring books I've ever come across

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    Summary Landscapes of Communism (Landscapes of Communism) [Free] Ì Owen Hatherley Owen Hatherley ¾ 7 Read Architecture travelogue politics social history and a heartfelt plea for how cities infrastructure and social spaces can inf

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Free download ✓ Landscapes of Communism Download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¾ Owen Hatherley Summary Landscapes of Communism Set out to transform everyday life its sweeping boulevards epic high rise and vast housing estates an emphatic declaration of a non capitalist idea Now the regimes that built them are dead and long gone but from Warsaw to Berlin Moscow to post Revolution Kiev the buildings their most obvious legacy remain populated by people whose lives were scattered and jeopardized by the collapse of communism and the introduction of capitalism Land. This is a weighty tome beautifully typeset with correct diactritics and bound with better uality photographs than the author s previous books but with a word count probably twice as large I enjoyed it but it took me a very long time to read it in contrast to New Ruins and Bleak through which I whizzedThe classification of eight types of buildings and landscapes is inspired and the discussion of each of them with countless examples is comprehensive Clearly the author has done very thorough research I learned a lot about history of the former Soviet Bloc countries The enthusiasm for the metro systems in particular comes across with great verve and the feelings inspired by the various memorials and museums are almost as good as being there oneself I am now inspired to visit some weird and wonderful places

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Free download ✓ Landscapes of Communism Download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¾ Owen Hatherley Summary Landscapes of Communism 'In the craven world of architectural criticism Hatherley is that rarest of things a brave incisive elegant and erudite writer whose books dissect the contemporary built environment to reveal the political fantasies and social realities it embodies' Will SelfDuring the course of the twentieth century communism took power in Eastern Europe and remade the city in its own image Ransacking the urban planning of the grand imperial past it. 4 stars for interesting content not for clarity and styleFor what might be accurately called townscapes journalist Owen Hatherley presents a detailed at times indigestible analysis of Soviet era architecture Despite limited finances he managed to roam uite widely with firsthand impressions of Moscow Berlin Kiev during the recent demonstrations on the Maidan the remains of Ceaucescu s Bucharest Warsaw Vilnius even Shanghai to name the main cities visitedEach starting with a relevant uotation the chapters are themed the magistrales or wide boulevards cut through cities to permit state orchestrated demonstrations of power the massive impersonal to the point of being soulless suburban blocks of apartments to house large numbers of workers as fast as possible houses of the people to encoura

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Free download ✓ Landscapes of Communism Download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¾ Owen Hatherley Summary Landscapes of Communism Scapes of Communism is an intimate history of twentieth century communist Europe told through its buildings; it is too a book about power and what power does in cities Most of all Landscapes of Communism is a revelatory journey of discovery plunging us into the maelstrom of socialist architecture As we submerge into the metros walk the massive multi lane magistrale and pause at milk bars in the microrayons who knows what we might find. A great photo journalistic exhaustively researched look at how communismsocialism has impacted the architecture of a number of countries including skyscrapers housing metro stations memorials The photos alone are uite intriguing

  • Paperback
  • 624
  • Landscapes of Communism
  • Owen Hatherley
  • English
  • 02 June 2019
  • 9780141975894