Building Critique – Architecture and its Discontents

Gabu Heindl, Michael Klein, Christina Linortner (Eds.). Leipzig: Spector Books, 2019

“For much of the 20th century, critique played an important part in what was considered “modern” architecture; the canon of modern architecture considered itself dedicated to both formal progress and social critique. But as the 1960s spurred a rereading of modern architecture from a perspective informed by Marxism and the decade’s new social movements, many concluded that a building practice could not be critical, owing to its interdepen …”

Editors Gabu Heindl, Michael Klein, Christina Linortner
Co-editor: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Architektur

with contributions by: Eyal Weizman, Jane Rendell, Pelin Tan, Nina Kolowratnik, Gabu Heindl, Christina Linortner, Michael Klein, Iva Cukic, Liza Fior, Johannes Pointl, Matteo Trentini, Ana Jeinic, Ruth Sonderegger

Graphic Design: CH Studio, Christian Hoffelner
Lithography: Spector Books
Copyediting and Proofreading: Rafal Morusiewicz
Printing and Binding: druckhaus köthen GmbH & Co. KG
Published by: Spector Books

Paperback, 200 pages
ISBN-13: 978-3-95905-237-5, ISBN: 3-95905-237-5