Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

The Cement Garden, Ian McEwan. Novel (1978); Film (1993) Images from film: Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com/-2jX4vQ-XH9o/ULflWZXtEdI/AAAAAAAACmA/obWYT7vXwBs/s1600/Cement+Garden+DVD+cover.jpg The prefab. Source: halbookblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/cementgarden20133.png Source: lh5.ggpht.com/-Nxx45UGwcjs/T5MMkkhvL5I/AAAAAAAAFyE/qGWXyN5Z3Pw/The%252520Cement%252520Garden%252520-%2525204_thumb.jpg?imgmax=800 Resurfacing the garden path. Source: lh3.ggpht.com/-IRRcHtnALGw/T5MMgrs5bUI/AAAAAAAAFxo/QcN1Dxf4IPY/The%252520Cement%252520Garden%252520-%2525206_thumb.jpg?imgmax=800 Covering up the hand print of the dead father. Source: http://photobucket.com/gallery/user/dreamcrypt/media/cGF0aDpuZm9kcmVhbS9UaGVDZW1lbnRHYXJkZW4vdmxjc25hcC0zMjYyNTgucG5n/?ref= State of prefab. Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com/_IvRqty8ctDk/SjgVVZ9eZ4I/AAAAAAAAAuY/9F8FyGj6tGs/s400/Capture-2.bmp State of the garden. Source: media.baselineresearch.com/images/260364/260364_full.jpg Garden and psyche. Source: i60.fastpic.ru/big/2014/0407/de/d05c63028befac613dde97e9bfb89cde.jpg Dilapidation. Source: i.guim.co.uk/img/static/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/1/24/1390586442620/Charlotte-Gainsbourg-in-T-009.jpg?w=300&q=55&auto=format&usm=12&fit=max&s=210dcf9bb08987a34204e83944ff906f Dilapidation. Source: i.ytimg.com/vi/eeZ88jJrYRY/maxresdefault.jpg The rise of the tower blocks. Source: img.china-cdn88nmbwacdnln8hq8qwe.com/images/origin/48200/screen2.jpg … Continue reading Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

Courses – SS 2017 PS Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature – List of Topics Discussed

Sommer Semester 2017, RWTH Aachen University Proseminar: Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature Week 15 (Last session, 26 July 2017, Wednesday) A review of topics discussed in the course  

Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown

Art or Atrocity? Side note: Etymology "Atro" adjective (feminine singular atra, masculine plural atri, feminine plural atre) dark, black bleak, brooding Atro-City?   Oasia Downtown, Singapore by WOHA (Singapore-based architecture practice, established in 1994 by Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell; click here for more information about WOHA) The hotel-in-the-tower has sprouted ever taller since … Continue reading Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

"Grenfell fire: criminal charges with long prison terms not ruled out," Caroline Davies In: The Guardian, 7 August 2017 About 80 people are believed to have died in the fire in west London. Gross negligence manslaughter is among offences prosecutors could consider if police find sufficient evidence. The offence carries a maximum sentence of life in prison for … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire