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Designing Social Equality: Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy

Mark Foster Gage



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CRC Press Inc
13 December 2018
Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics; Political structures: democracy
In Designing Social Equality, Mark Foster Gage proposes a dramatic realignment between aesthetic thought, politics, social equality, and the design of our physical world. By reconsidering historic concepts from aesthetic philosophy and weaving them with emerging intellectual positions from a variety of disciplines, he sets out to design a more encompassing social theory for how humanity perceives its very reality, and how it might begin to more justly define that reality through new ways of reconsidering the built environment.
By:   Mark Foster Gage
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   454g
ISBN:   9780815369745
ISBN 10:   0815369743
Pages:   132
Publication Date:   13 December 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Mark Foster Gage is an internationally recognized architect and theorist. He has written extensively on the relationship between aesthetic philosophy and design in both academic and popular publications and edited defining books on the subject, including: Essential Texts: Aesthetic Theory for Architecture and Design (2008) and Aesthetics Equals Politics: New Discourses Across Art, Architecture and Philosophy (2019). Gage is the Principal of Mark Foster Gage Architects in New York City and Assistant Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, USA.

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