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Ahlava, Antti.
Architecture in Consumer Society.
Based on the theories of Baudrillard, Ahlava argues that the calls for satisfaction, individualization, personalization, and creativity are actually at the core of a "magical" manipulation and "mythical" control within the socio-economic system of the culture industry. Ahlava analyzes these forms of control through a comparison of mythologies in the culture industry of moving images (film, tv, etc) and architecture. English.

Category: Architecture,
Binding: Pap.
Pages: 300 pp
Publisher: Univ. of Art and Design Helsinki
Year: 2002
Publication Place: Helsinki,
ISBN: 9515581052
Book Id: 63609

Price: $36.00

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