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Title:
Dream worlds : architecture and entertainment
Author:
Herwig, Oliver.
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Publication Information:
Munich ; New York : Prestel, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
157 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
We don't go for entertainment: Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi on Las Vegas. -- PAST PROJECTIONS: Paradise lost: in search of utopia -- Pre-fabricated dreams: architecture for pleasure -- Ideal cities: their rise and fall in the 20th century -- Theming a world: theory and practice of architainment. -- TODAY'S FUN LOCATIONS: Celebration and Arcosanti: urban laboratories -- Coney Island and the Oktoberfest: amusement archetypes -- Disney World: the power of perfection -- Las Vegas: the first mediafied dream world -- Southdale Mall and Mall of America: a shopping universe -- Tropical Islands and the Palm: last resorts. -- THE FUTURE OF DIVERSION: Dream worlds reloaded: theme-park cities and game worlds -- E=mc2: entertainment = masscompatibility x coolness.
ISBN:
9783791332208
Format :
Book

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