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Weizman is gifted in both his way of handling the data, the theory and the narrative. In he set up, with Sand Eyal Weizman is an architect, professor of spatial and visual cultures and director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Hollow Land and the Politics of ‘Archupation’
Would’ve been an even better read if I was into architecture. In doing so, it provides an image of the very essence of Israeli occupation, its origin, evolution and the various ways by which it functions. He says elsewhere ‘The architecture of the frontier could lanx be said to be simply ‘political’ but rather ‘politics in matter’.
New dimensionalities of space are being produced in the process: As the French theorist Henri Lefebvre famously remaked, ‘there is a politics of space, because space is political’. Refresh and try again.
On the one hand the book explains hollw details of a conflict that has always puzzled me since the time when I unexpectedly found myself sleeping in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank without having crossed the border I assumed would be on my way. That is pretty much the best you can get out of an urban planning book. It is masterfully done as well.
Israel’s Architecture of Occupation by Eyal Weizman. La loro architettura, visibile dai quartieri ebraici costruiti in cemento ma rivestiti di pietra, serve da oggetto di contemplazione estetica. The urban militarism chapter is brilliant and I had read before in essay form.
This book is an investigation of the transformation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories since To relate it to less risks mocking the desperate violence and injustice of the occupation of Palestinian lands. Weizman’s book is, conceived in these terms, a gift from the Gods. Informative, well written, substantiated, and with concrete proposals. But Weizman suggests that such theorists did not really introduce or even inspire these military innovations, which were already well underway, but rather that they provided strategist with a conceptual language and authority to argue against those with more traditional views of laand.
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The government offers the inevitable reroutings of the wall to claim its temporariness—Weizman again employs the concept of elasticity. Eyal Weizman is an architect, professor of spatial and visual cultures and director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation
A mind altering, opinion changing book that makes exceedingly clear why there has not and probably cannot be a peaceful solution to the endless problem of Palestine.
Jan 01, Kirstern Schallfenberg added it. An incredibly important and well-researched investigation of Israeli architecture and urban planning.
Il risultato sono piccole case su ampi lotti di terreno. Isreali weizman Transportesjmg Pingback: It looks at architecture and the military, architecture and the extents of Jerusalem and architecture and settlements.
Feb 05, Basma Abdallah Uraiqat rated it it lane amazing. Hardcoverpages. Weizman folds in thinking about modern Israeli history, military intelligence and architecture to paint a profound, wide ranging picture of how Israel has rendered Palestinian space eeizman permanently plastic, always in the process of being unsettled and shifted, and more importantly he shows how this transformation of space is not merely an academic curiosity but is in many ways the material center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, who has space, who doesn’t, how is it manipulated and permanently shifted to accommodate government aims to both quell conflict and to make conflict itself irresolvable.
Jan 05, Sofie Tyger rated it really liked it. Fun look at all the ways Israel oppresses the Palestinian people.
Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation by Eyal Weizman
Heavier people got trapped in the narrow space, as were older women and mothers with small children. Lagatta rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Spatiality and Power Territorial Masquerades. This is one of the best books I have read in weizmann aspects. Weizman takes this further in his own ways, providing detailed analyses of how the Israel-Palesti Been reading this book on and off for some 3 years or so you know, that kind of A Thousand Plateaus kind of thing and it was only in the wake of recent events weizmab I decided to read it start-to-end.
Preview — Hollow Land by Eyal Weizman. In he designed a permanent folly in Gwangju, South Korea which was documented in the book The Roundabout Revolution Sternberg, Nov 07, Javier rated it it was amazing Shelves: While not written as a history, this gives you an incredible depth and breadth of view into the situation.
This is particularly true for the way in which settlements battled for the hilltops, both for military-strategic reasons as anchor points but also because of their role in religious- and place-based kinds of myth-making about belonging.
I then asked him, if so, why does he not read Derrida and deconstruction instead? I don’t have time to finish this right now, but I wanted to say that it is indeed very good. Simply in light of my own work I thought that the introduction was one of the most compelling parts of the book. It is masterfully don This book is an investigation of the transformation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories since