Architourism: Authentic, Escapist, Exotic, Spectacular
Joan Ockman, Salomon Frausto
Prestel, 2005 - Architecture - 191 pages
"Architectural monuments from Mont Saint Michel and the Alhambra to the Taj Mahal have long served as tourist attractions. So what's new about the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, the Blur Building, the JVC Center in Guadalajara, and other sites designed to entice visitors? Over 30 international architects, artists, and critics offer their interpretations of a phenomenon of our time."--BOOK JACKET.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
aesthetic Airport Aldo van Eyck American architect architecture architourism artifacts artist Auschwitz authentic become Beijing Bernard Tschumi Bilbao effect buildings built Cambndge century cinema city's colonial construction contemporary context Corbusier critical cruise culture Debord Denise Scott Brown destination Disneyland Dogon Dresden escape escapist exotic exoticism experience Eyck fantasy film Forbidden City Frauenkirche gaze German global Guggenheim historians Holocaust Hong Kong images Jewish Jews Kazimierz Koolhaas's Krakow landscape Las Vegas Le Corbusier lives lndeed ltalian ltaly malls mass tourism meaning memory Mendelsohn MlT Press modern monuments Mount Kumgang movie multitude Museum North Korea past photographs political production reality reconstruction Rem Koolhaas Renaissance Robert Venturi ruins Schindler's List Scott Brown sense shtetl society space spatial spectacle spectacular television theme parks Tounsm tour tourist Tower trip Tuscany Umversity Press urban Vegas visitors Wall York