Special Issues Series
Number 55 June 2019

Writing | Architecture

Edited by Eleni Bastéa and Patrick West



Eleni Bastéa and Patrick West
Introduction: Writing | Architecture

Paul Carter
Understory: writing and building

Angeliki Sioli
‘The unacceptability of the erasures’: John Hejduk’s texts for the ‘Berlin Masque’

Meg Mundell
From hotbeds of depravity to hidden treasures: The narrative evolution of Melbourne’s laneways

Sepideh Karami
Stories we can’t tell: on writing dissident architecture

Edna Langenthal
Between architecture and language as ‘form of life’

Elisavet Kiourtsoglou
Epistolary architecture: when writing letters created modern space.
The case of Iannis Xenakis’s house at Amorgos, Greece

Lori Smithey
Decadent by design: interplays between architecture and decadent literature

Sergio Preston
Writing post-colonial spatial subjects: reading Gorée Island through Frantz Fanon

Emma Cheatle
As/saying architecture: a ficto-spatial essay of lying-in

Eleni Bastéa
Parade of ghosts: buildings & their echoes

Patrick West
Sand castles are immaculate childhood; or, form ever follows function




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TEXT Special Issue No 55 Writing | Architecture
June 2019
Editors: Eleni Bastéa and Patrick West
TEXT Special Issues Editor: Dallas John Baker
General Editor: Nigel Krauth