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Skateboarding, Space and the City Architecture and the Body

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ISBN-10: 1859734936

ISBN-13: 9781859734933

Edition: 2001

Authors: Iain Borden

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Skateboarders are an increasingly common feature of the urban environment with an estimated 40 million worldwide. Iain Borden demonstrates that street-style skateboarding offers a critique of architecture, the city and capitalism.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 4/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342

Director of Architectural History and Theory; Reader in Architecture and Urban Culture, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and judge for the President's Medals dissertation prizes, RIBA.

Sources of Illustrations
Found Space
Constructed Space
Body Space
Urban Compositions
Performing the City
Closure and Aperture