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X-Ray Architecture
by Beatriz Colomina

If modernity was driven by illness, then modern architecture presented itself as the perfect cure. Architectural historian Beatriz Colomina traces the relationship between a new kind of medical image and a new kind of space.

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AUTHOR
Beatriz Colomina
PUBLISHER
Lars Müller Publishers
PAGES
200
PUBLICATION DATE
March 2019

Beatriz Colomina is the Howard Crosby Butler Professor of the History of Architecture at Princeton University and a 2018–19 fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. She writes and curates on questions of design, art, sexuality, and media. Her books include Sexuality and Space (Princeton Architectural Press, 1992), Privacy and Publicity: Modern Architecture as Mass Media (MIT Press, 1994), Domesticity at War (MIT Press, 2007), The Century of the Bed (Verlag fur Moderne Kunst, 2015), Manifesto Architecture: The Ghost of Mies (Sternberg Press, 2014), Clip/Stamp/Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X–197X (Actar, 2010), Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design (Lars Müller Publishers, 2016), and X-Ray Architecture (Lars Müller Publishers, 2019). She has curated a number of exhibitions including Clip/Stamp/Fold (2006), Playboy Architecture (2012) and Radical Pedagogies (2014). In 2016 she was cocurator of the third Istanbul Design Biennial.

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