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For over twenty years the Chora series has received international acclaim for its excellence in interdisciplinary research on architecture. The seven volumes of Chora have challenged readers to consider alternatives to conventional aesthetic and technological concepts. The seventy-eight authors and eighty- seven scholarly essays in the series have investigated profound cultural roots of architecture and revealed rich possibilities for architecture and its related disciplines. Chora 7 the nal volume in the series includes fteen essays on architec- tural topics from around the world France Greece Iran Italy Korea and the United States and from diverse cultures antiquity Renaissance Italy early modern France and the past hundred years. Thematically they bring original approaches to human experience theatre architectural creation and historical origins. Readers will also gain insights into theoretical and practi- cal work by architects and artists such as Leon Battista Alberti Peter Brook Douglas Darden Filarete Andy Goldsworthy Anselm Kiefer Frederick Kiesler Claude-Nicolas Ledoux and Peter Zumthor. Alberto Prez-Gmez is Saidye Rosner Bronfman Chair of the History of Architecture at McGill University. Stephen Parcell is professor of architecture at Dalhousie University and author of Four Historical Denitions of Architecture. What if museum critics were challenged to envision their own exhibitions In Curatorial Dreams fourteen authors from disciplines throughout the social sciences and humanities propose exhibitions inspired by their research and critical concerns to put theory into practice in a creative manner. Pushing the boundaries of museology this collection gives rare insight into the process of conceptualizing exhibitions. The contributors offer concrete innovative projects each designed for a specic setting in order to translate critical academic theory about society culture and history into ac- cessible imagined exhibitions. Spanning Australia Barbados Canada Chile the Netherlands Poland South Africa Switzerland and the United States the exhibitions are staged in museums scientic institutions art galleries and everyday sites. Essays explore political and practical constraints imagi- native freedom and experiment with critical participatory and socially relevant exhibition design. While the deconstructive critique of museums remains relevant Curatorial Dreams charts new ground proposing unique modes of engagement that enrich public scholarship and dialogue. Shelley Ruth Butler is a cultural anthropologist who teaches at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. Erica Lehrer is Canada Research Chair in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Concordia University. 3 6 M Q U P S P R I N G 2 0 1 6 S P E C I F I C AT I O N S CHORA Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture March 2016 978-0-7735-4702- 37.95A 37.95A 25.99 paper 978-0-7735-4701-8 110.00S 110.00S 76.00 cloth 6.625 x 9 384pp 157 photos Ebook available S P E C I F I C AT I O N S April 2016 978-0-7735-4683-7 39.95A 39.95A 27.99 paper 978-0-7735-4682-0 110.00S 110.00S 76.00 cloth 6 x 9 400pp 30 photos Ebook available Chora Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture Volume 7 edited by alberto prez-gmez and stephen parcell A diverse collection of essays in the history and philosophy of architecture. M U S E U M S T U D I E S A N T H R O P O L O G YA R C H I T E C T U R E P H I L O S O P H Y Curatorial Dreams Critics Imagine Exhibitions edited by shelley ruth butler and erica lehrer Scholars are challenged to create their own exhibitions.