The Media City: Media, Architecture and Urban Space (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society)

The Media City: Media, Architecture and Urban Space (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society)

Scott McQuire


providing social observation on the inner most degrees of ancient and important reference, The Media City hyperlinks Myspace to Howard Hughes; trams to cinema; safety cameras to exploding structures; fact television to Marx; and Lenin on privateness to Kracauer at the mass decoration. Wide-ranging and richly illustrated, it intersects disciplines and connects phenomena that are too usually left remoted from one another to suggest a brand new approach of realizing private and non-private house and social lifestyles in modern cities.

 

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