Relational Architectural Ecologies: Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity

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Peg Rawes
Routledge, Aug 22, 2013 - Architecture - 320 pages
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Examining the complex social and material relationships between architecture and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this collection responds to the need to extend architectural thinking about ecology beyond current design literatures. This book shows how the 'habitats', 'natural milieus', 'places' or 'shelters' that construct architectural ecologies are composed of complex and dynamic material, spatial, social, political, economic and ecological concerns. With contributions from a range of leading international experts and academics in architecture, art, anthropology, philosoph.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Biopolitical ecologies and architectures
19
Uncertain anxious and damaged ecologies
71
Economics land and consumption
125
Biological and medical architectural ecologies
173
Communal ecologies and architectures
231
Illustration Credits
289
Index
291
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PEG RAWES is Lecturer in History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK.

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