Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness in a Divided Nation

Author:   Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem (Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland) ,  Gehan Selim (Queen's University, Belfast, UK)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781138186934


Pages:   252
Publication Date:   15 May 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness in a Divided Nation


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Northern Ireland has a complex urbanism with multilayered socio-spatial politics. In this environment, issues of communication, self-representation and expression of identity are central to the experience of urban space and architecture where the dichotomy of division and shared living are spatially exercised in everyday life. Unlike other studies in the area, this book focuses on the everyday experiences of local communities in both public and private spheres - issues of `shareness' - challenging conventional approaches to divided cities. The book aims to layer its narratives of architectural and social developments as an urban experience in post-conflict settings over the past two decades.

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Author:   Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem (Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland) ,  Gehan Selim (Queen's University, Belfast, UK)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.653kg
ISBN:  

9781138186934


ISBN 10:   1138186937
Pages:   252
Publication Date:   15 May 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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PART I: THE MAKING OF THE IRISH CONDITION Chapter One Architecture and Spatial Memory in Post-Conflict Urbanism Chapter Two The Condition of Change and Shareness in the Northern Irish City Chapter Three Spatial Memory and the Shaping of Public Space in Belfast PART II: ARCHITECTURE & SPATIAL MEMORY IN RUAL AND URBAN ENVIRONMENTS Chapter Four The Architecture of the Linen Mills and the Social History of Rural Ulster Chapter Five Defensive Architecture and the Shaping of the Urban Experience, Chapter Six Community Architecture and the Question of Spatial Agency Chapter Seven Spatial Voids and the Integration of Urban Parks, PART III: UNDERSTANDING SPATIAL PRACTICE & PLANNING IN DIVIDED CITIES Chapter Eight Landscape of Difference: Intertextual Encounters of Urban Justice in Derry Chapter Nine Intertextual Spaces: Young People's Memories of Segregation in Derry Chapter Ten Images of Social Memory and the Construction of Division in Belfast's Contested Spaces, Chapter Eleven Derry's Siege Monument and the New Segregated Urbanism, CODA: What lies ahead? Index

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Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem is Chair in Architecture and the Founding Director of the Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Global Heritage (AUGH) at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is the lead of the University's Research Theme 'Global Heritage' and has led design studios and taught architecture history at Queen's University Belfast and the University of Sheffield, amongst others. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Professor Abdelmonem is the 2014 recipient of the Jeffrey Cook Award of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE). His books include Peripheries: Edge Conditions in Architecture (Routledge, 2012) and The Architecture of Home in Cairo: Social-Spatial Practice of the Hawari's Everyday Life (Routledge, 2015). He advises several governments and international organisations on aspects of sustainable heritage preservation and urban planning and design and sits on several research advisory and editorial boards, as well as Research Councils UK peer-review panels. Gehan Selim is a scholar and academic in Architecture at the University of Leeds, UK and a fellow of the Senator George Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice (2016-2017). Dr Selim's research covers interdisciplinary methods in Architecture, Urban Politics, and Sustainable Cultural Heritage, bridging between the social (people), the physical (buildings), and the urban (city). She has extensively written and published articles that examine the socio-spatial aspects of urban design and research fields in liberation politics and geographies of segregation in the Middle East and conflict zones (Egypt, Lebanon and Northern Ireland). Among her various research grants are those received by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Japan Foundation London, Newton Fund/ Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). She is the author of Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo's Old Quarters (Routledge, 2017).

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