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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

Videos – Brutalist Architecture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ENPdSoBEBI "BBC Panorama - Building of Flames: Britain's Shame (BBC Documentary 19.06.2017)" Posted by Olivera Curcin In: Youtube, 19 June 2017 Description: Panorama BBC and Richard Bilton investigates what happened that night. The flame cover almost the entire building at shocking speed. Source: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ENPdSoBEBI Accessed 21 June 2017

Videos – Brutalist Architecture – Episode 3 of The Perfect Home, Alain de Botton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLM5NnU8VHY "The Perfect Home - Episode 3" From YouTube, published by Alain de Botton on 26 February 2014 Description: Final episode of the 3-part documentary series THE PERFECT HOME, presented by Alain de Botton and based on his book The Architecture of Happiness. Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLM5NnU8VHY Accessed 19 June 2017