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
"London fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan meal save residents of flaming Grenfell Tower", James Lemon Muslim residents of London's Grenfell Tower, who were awake during the night because they were observing Ramadan, helped save lives after a deadly fire tore through the block, witnesses say. [...] A local woman told a gathering outside the block that more … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire
"Tories did not build new social housing over fears it would ‘create Labour voters’ says Nick Clegg", Charles White ‘It would have been in a Quad meeting, so either Cameron or Osborne,’ Nick Clegg told the Guardian. ‘One of them – I honestly can’t remember whom – looked genuinely nonplussed and said: “I don’t understand why … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire
Thon - Subjectivity across Media - Summary 20150502
Fludernik - Narrative - Summary 20170430 From: Fludernik, Monika. “4. The Structure of Narrative.” An Introduction of Narratology. Routledge, 2009, pp. 21-39.
"Channel 4's Aylesbury estate ident gets a revamp – starring the residents", Christopher Beanland In: The Guardian, 14 March 2014 Source: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2014/mar/14/channel-4-aylesbury-estate-ident-revamped Accessed: 26.4.2016 The Aylesbury itself is one of London's largest estates and its long construction throughout the 1960s and 70s was overseen by architects Derek Winch and Hans Peter Trenton of Southwark council. Full … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture
"Unhomely Houses", Anthony Vidler In: The Architectural Uncanny, 1992 Source (PDF): http://www.fen-om.com/theory/theory159.pdf Accessed: 25.4.2017