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Title: Architecture demonstrates power
Author: Glenn, Molly
Advisor: Wright, Kathleen
Department: Haverford College. Dept. of Philosophy
Type: Thesis (B.A.)
Running Time: 490461 bytes91903 bytes
Issue Date: 2003
Abstract: This paper discusses the links between architecture and power, beginning with the exploration of how architecture is tied to power, then what monumental architecture demonstrates about the power that created it. Architecture uses structure to demonstrate cultural beliefs. Leaders use architecture to materialize their relationship to the community. It also expresses the nature of that relationship of power. Axial architecture is tied to authoritarian power, and non-axial architecture is tied to power as a mandate from the people, as illustrated in buildings throughout the world, in city plans, and in prisons as exhibited by Foucault. Architecture demonstrates both the presence and the nature of power.
Subject: Architecture -- Philosophy
Subject: Power (Philosophy)
Subject: Architecture and state
Terms of Use: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
Permanent URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10066/714

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Glenn, Molly. "Architecture demonstrates power". 2003. Available electronically from http://hdl.handle.net/10066/714.

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