1. Introduction: Transcending the boundaries of architecture Ruth Morrow and Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem 2. Peripheries dialogue: a roundtable debate on architecture Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem Part I: Peripheral Places of Formation and Insight 3. Shadows in the farthest corners: the pursuit of national identity in Japanese architectural aesthetics Simon Richards 4. Identity in peripheries: Barking and its others Thomas-Bernard Kenniff 5. Centre or periphery? The architecture of the travelling street fair Stephen Walker 6. Designing bare essentials: ALDI and the architectures of cheapness Gary Boyd Intervention A: Is this central? Glen Patterson Part II: Practices at the Edge 7. The degree zero of space: Romanian urban periphery interpreted through Andrea Branzi's theory Dana Vais 8. Obsolete industrial space in the expanded field Maros Krivy 9. Inhabiting the edge: architecture and transport Infrastructure Intertwined Phoebe Crisman 10. Heritage at the periphery: the York Street Vaults, the Roman baths, Bath David Littlefield Intervention B: The Kevin Kieran Award Murray Fraser Part III: People on the Margins 11. Re-imaging the periphery: the reproduction of space in Cairo Gehan Selim 12. Homogenic love in the city: CR Ashbee's new Dublin Brian Ward 13. Energising the building edge: Siegfried Ebeling, Bauhaus bioconstructivist Gerry Adler Intervention C: 'We want to make really good buildings and we just happen to be on the edge' James Benedict Brown Part IV: Edge Readings 14. Metropolitan narratives on peripheral contexts: buildings and constructs in Algarve (South Portugal), c. 1950 Ricardo Agarez 15. Positions of periphery to centre: the Festival of Britain Sarah Lappin and Una Walker 16. The strange case of the speaking walls: the testimony of architecture in the contemporary crime novel murder scene Keith McAllister 17. This is how stories of conflict circulate and resonate Mohamad Hafeda Epilogue: Lessons from the Peripheral Ruth Morrow Index
Ruth Morrow is Professor of Architecture at SPACE: School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast. Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem is an architect and lecturer in Architecture at SPACE: School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.