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Safety not guaranteed : a manual for architecture

Safety not guaranteed : a manual for architecture / [edited by] Ashley Bigham ; team: Erik Herrmann [and seven others] ; contributing authors: Michael Abrahamson [and nine others].
[Ann Arbor, Michigan?] : [Ashley Bigham], [2016]
Physical Description
204 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Local Notes
ART: copy signed: "Bob, Best wishes on your next chapter! It was a pleasure to be a student at Yale during your tenure as dean. Best, Ashley.
"An architecture of defense sees all of architecture as a reaction to some measure of paranoia and studies the built environment to recognize measures and methods used to subdue these fears. It is possible that an architecture of defense runs so deep within the discipline that it is the silent companion of comptemporary architecture; it is there before we think of it. This book contains a collection of works that explore themes from the historic to the contemporary. It attempts to offer a glimpse into most typical environs. The project presents and investigates possible pasts, presents and futures in order to understand through subtle distoritions how paranoia shapes our world"--Page 14.
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May 25, 2016
Includes bibliographical references.
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