Reading List

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Jennifer Fauster

Student at the University of Edinburgh and the Academy of Architecture Amsterdam

Memory and Absence


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    Landscape and Memory

    Places Journal

    A photographer embedded in the Afghanistan War applies the syntax of landscape photography to the subject matter of photojournalism.

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    Demolition and Afterlife of Baltimore Memorial Stadium

    Places Journal

    The saga of Baltimore Memorial Stadium illuminates the relationship between civic building and collective memory.

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    Placing Memory

    Places Journal

    A new book juxtaposes contemporary color photos of abandoned Japanese-American internment camps with period images.

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    Building After Auschwitz

    Places Journal

    A review of a new book in which historian Gabriel Rosenfeld asks a thorny question: Is there a Jewish architecture?

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    City Ground

    Places Journal

    The making of geological strata — the very ground beneath feet — is an essential component of the mass shift of humankind to urban living.

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    Past Perfect: Four Freedoms Park

    Places Journal

    On the controversial politics of presidential memorials, from Kahn to Halprin to Gehry.

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    On the Trail of the Berlin Wall

    Places Journal

    A trek along the 100-mile scar of the old geopolitical divide gives a writer time to reflect on the complicated merging of east and west, past and present.

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