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The Sociology of ArchitectureConstructing Identities$
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Paul Jones

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781846310768

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846315930

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The Public Discourse of Architecture: Socializing Identities

The Public Discourse of Architecture: Socializing Identities

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The Sociology of Architecture
Liverpool University Press

This chapter discusses the role of architects' public discourses in positioning their buildings relative to political projects and social values. The contention between discourse and form is illustrated through the analysis of the case of Daniel Libeskind's extension to the Jewish Museum in Berlin.

Keywords:   architects, public discourses, buildings, political projects, social values, Daniel Libeskind, Jewish Museum

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