Rethinking Architecture: A Reader in Cultural Theory
Neil Leach (ed.), Rethinking Architecture: A Reader in Cultural Theory, London: Routledge, 1997, 409pp. Reprinted 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008. Second edition forthcoming.
This volume brings together the principal writings on architecture by many of the key philosophers and cultural theorists of the twentieth century. Contributors include: Theodor Adorno, Gaston Bachelard, Roland Barthes, Georges Bataille, Jean Baudrillard, Walter Benjamin, Hélène Cixous, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Martin Heidegger, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Fredric Jameson, Jean-François Lyotard, Gianni Vattimo and Paul Virilio. A second edition is in preparation.