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Dream Worlds Architecture and Entertainment

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ISBN-10: 3791332201

ISBN-13: 9783791332208

Edition: 2006

Authors: Oliver Herwig, Florian Holzherr

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Architecture built for the purpose of living out a fantasy is multiplying at a breathtaking pace. Oliver Herwig traces the idea of architecture and entertainment from its earliest conception in the Colosseum to the late 20th century when examples of 'archtainment' have proliferated.
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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 157
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.650

We Don't Go for Entertainment-Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi on Las Vegas
Past Projections
Paradise Lost-In Search of Utopia
Pre-Fabricated Dreams-Architecture for Pleasure
Ideal Cites-Their Rise and Fall in the 20th Century
Theming a World-Theory and Practice of Architainment
Today's Fun Locations
Celebration and Arcosanti-Urban Laboratories
Coney Island and the Oktoberfest-Amusement Archetypes
Disney World-The Power of Perfection
Las Vegas-The First Mediafied Dream World
Southdale Mall and Mall of America-A Shopping Universe
Tropical Islands and The Palm-Last Resorts
The Future of Diversion
Dream Worlds Reloaded-Theme-Park Cities and Game Worlds
E=mc[superscript 2]-Entertainment = Masscompatibility x Coolness[superscript 2]