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Buy Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation 2nd Revised edition by Eyal Weizman (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low. Architect Eyal Weizman’s study of the built environment that sustains the Hollow Land examines several key moments in the transformation of the built. Acclaimed exploration of the political space created by Israel’s colonial occupation This new edition of the classic work on the politics of.

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Gorgeously written, incisive, creative. He answered, ‘Derrida may be a little too opaque for our crowd. It is amazingly grounded and engaged, though the initial language put me off the tiniest bit. Temporary lines of engagement, marked by makeshift boundaries, are not limited to edges of political space but exist throughout its depth. Mar 02, Pablo rated it it was amazing Shelves: But Weizman suggests that such theorists did not really introduce or even inspire these military innovations, which were already well underway, but rather that they provided strategist with a conceptual language and authority to argue against those with more traditional views of warfare.

Spatiality and Power Territorial Masquerades. Dec 15, Louis rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is an intellectual masterpiece.

Hollow Land and the Politics of ‘Archupation’

La loro architettura, visibile dai quartieri ebraici costruiti in cemento ma rivestiti di pietra, serve da oggetto di contemplazione estetica. An in depth look at a 21st century occupation.

Books by Eyal Weizman. They were legal as long as they played into security logics and were on paper at least temporary. To relate it to less risks mocking the desperate violence and injustice of the occupation of Palestinian lands. The space of the city began to be marked by Jewishization of spaces via archaeology and agriculture.


Being a refugee is terrible enough, but for armed men to come blasting through your wall without warning? Fun look at all the ways Israel oppresses the Palestinian people.

Open Preview See a Problem? Production of Territory Territorial Masquerades. The Israeli government strategies are composed by a complex mix of chaos and order, the legible weizmn illegible, the legal and illegal.

As the French theorist Henri Lefebvre famously remaked, ‘there is a politics of space, because space is political’. He says elsewhere ‘The architecture of the frontier could not be said to be simply ‘political’ but rather ‘politics in matter’. Lagatta rated it it was amazing Dec 15, I have read many geographical works that holow to mobilize the concept of “verticality” but they often ring a bit shallow.

My Full Review here: Simply in light of my own work I thought that the introduction was one of the most compelling parts of the book.

It looks at the ways in which the different forms of Israeli rule inscribed themselves in space, analysing the geographical, territorial, urban and architectural conceptions and the interrelated practices that form and sustain them.

That it came bundled in a chapter explaining the new Israeli practice of blasting their way through the walls of civilian homes to move around the refugee camps made it more sinister. Kristofer Petersen-Overton rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Ewizman a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Weizman’s lanv is, conceived in these terms, a gift from the Gods. There is just so much here. View all 19 comments.

Hollow Land and the Politics of ‘Archupation’ | Territorial Masquerades

The same was done visually with the bylaws weizan stone construction that was meant to evoke hpllow authenticity of a historical Jewish territorial homeland. Jan 05, Sofie Tyger rated it really liked it. There is the banality of architecture and building construction with brutal consequences: This book is an investigation of the transformation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories since It offers an extremely in-depth, critical examination of Israeli architecture and urban planning within the occupied territories.


Queste “riserve”, circondate da parchi, moltiplicano il principio contenuto nel piano McLean dele riproducono in scala urbana l’immagine dei bantustan palestinesi della Cisgiordania.

Where are the points where hope is possible? Weizman has a very clear opinion, but he does a ver This is an excellent and incredibly in depth view of how wejzman integrates with Israel’s occupation of Palestine.

It is masterfully don This book is an investigation of the transformation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories since In he set up the research agency Forensic Architecture FA. Jul 30, Ilaria rated it it was amazing. In this way, Israeli-Palestinian interactions, which by the hollo of international law were still performed within the framework weizmxn belligerent occupation, were depoliticized into a smilingly neo-liberal ‘service economy’, a mere business transaction.

Nov 26, Liz marked it as to-read Shelves: Oct 06, Intiya rated it really liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Return to Book Page.