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

1st Edition

Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Gehan Selim

Published May 20, 2019
Reference - 252 Pages - 73 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138186934 - CAT# Y226173
Series: Routledge Research in Architecture


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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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