Walls have feelings : architecture, film and the city /

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Author / Creator:Shonfield, Katherine, 1954-
Imprint:London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 204 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Cities and towns in motion pictures.
Architecture in motion pictures.
Motion picture locations.
Villes au cinéma.
Architecture au cinéma.
Cinéma -- Extérieurs.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
Architecture in motion pictures.
Cities and towns in motion pictures.
Motion picture locations.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11127038
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ISBN:0203165497
9780203165492
Notes:"First published 2000 by Routledge"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-180) and index.
Filmography: page 193.
Print version record.
Summary:For the first time, this book brings the insights, methodologies and visions of film to the practice of architecture. Walls Have Feelings poses unanswered questions from our immediate past, crucial for the future of the city: what was the cultural mindset leading to the triumph of Brutalism? What is the urban and domestic impact of large scale office building? Are there alternatives to the planners' city of object? and, Why does your flat leak? This book uniquely brings to bear questions of urgent cultural relevance on critical design decisions. As such, it is of as much importance to architects, planners and students of design, as to students of cultural history, geography and all enthusiasts of cities and of film.
Other form:Print version: Shonfield, Katherine, 1954- Walls have feelings. London ; New York : Routledge, 2003 0415235413 0415235421