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Want to Read saving…. But they are also strategic spots in the topography of a region, meaning that they offer stepping-stones to control much larger swaths of land. It would appear that when a space becomes densely settled, urbanized, or coveted, i A relentlessly fascinating look at how the Isreali military, Isreali settlers, and other actors have used space to occupy, control, and structure Palestine over the last 50 weixman.

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In he set up the research agency Forensic Architecture FA. A complex array of actors are all making this space—though the military is clearly the most powerful—but it also involves militants, planners, NGOs, international actors, etc. Planners are now trying to weave together the two territorial separate but overlapping formations that have been produced via settlements, military occupation, and the wall construction. Jul 30, Ilaria rated it it was amazing.

Return to Book Page. I confess I did not know a great deal about the details of Israel’s occupation.


Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation

Production of Territory Territorial Masquerades. Kristofer Petersen-Overton rated it it was amazing Oct 14, The comparisons to Said are justified. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

According to testimony from Machsom Watch, the tight turnstiles ended up causing more harm and chaos. This strategy is wsizman a response to weizzman tactics themselves: My Full Review here: Weizman has a very clear opinion, but he does a ver This is an excellent and incredibly in depth view of how architecture integrates with Israel’s occupation of Palestine.

Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation by Eyal Weizman

weizmna It does not so much call upon Foucault or Deleuze and Guattari as exemplify them, and give them terrifying real world application. The occupation would not have been possible without them. The authors shows how the different layers overlap.

It all came to pieces in the end but wow. Brilliant work on the three dimensionality of the Occupation. Where are the points where hope is possible?

The urban militarism chapter is brilliant and I had read before in essay form. Informative, well written, substantiated, and with concrete proposals. Though I admit, given Israel’s latest round of assassinations and bombing of the Gaza strip even now, hope seems very far away.

Nov 02, Kobe Bryant weozman it really liked it. Weizman’s book is, conceived in these terms, a gift from the Gods. Mar 02, Pablo rated it it was amazing Shelves: The space of the city began to be marked by Jewishization of spaces via archaeology and agriculture. Weizman continues When I asked him if moving through walls was part of it, he answered that ‘travelling through walls is a simple mechanical solution that connects theory and practice. No trivia or quizzes yet. It reads almost more like science fiction than Joanna Russ, who I was reading at the same time.


Production of Seizman Territorial Masquerades Pingback: We share more with architects; we combine theory and practice. I was shocked to discover that some in the Isreali military were mobilizing the concepts of Deleuze and Guattari for urban warfare.

Hollow Land and the Politics of ‘Archupation’

There is just so much weizjan. The stuff on territory and the frontier are particularly relevant for me, especially this thinking of territory as elastic and the notion of anchor points. I am fascinated by the idea of elastic geographies, the way that borders and boundaries shift and change, the way that inside and outside are blurred.

This work is documented in the book Architecture after Revolution Sternberg, You think it will be theoretical and lwnd abstracted from an unjust reality, but it is the opposite. The slide on page is really revealing. Lists with This Book. Israel’s Architecture of Occupation by Eyal Weizman.