Book 1

Peformative Architecture

Peformative Architecture

Routledge. 2005

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Synthetic Aesthetics

Synthetic Aesthetics

As synthetic biology transforms living matter into a medium for making, what is the role of design and its associated values? Synthetic biology manipulates the stuff of life. For synthetic biologists, living matter is programmable material. In search of carbon-neutral fuels, sustainable manufacturing techniques, and innovative drugs, these researchers aim to redesign existing organisms and even construct completely novel biological entities. Some synthetic biologists see themselves as...

The Notenki Memoirs

The Notenki Memoirs

Adv Manga. 2005

A tell-all account of Studio Gainax, the creators of the classic anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. Yasuhiro Takeda, a member of the Gainax company since its inception, talks about everything from the untold stories of Eva to the Gainax tax evasion scandal that plagued its production. Including a series of stunning revelations, this history of Gainax is a must-read for any serious anime fan.

The World is Watching

The World is Watching

SIU Press. 2021

This text explores the origins and implications of the powerful visual medium of video, crossing national, cultural and political boundaries to present provocative tales. Dennis Redmond's study is rooted in close readings of three video efforts: ""The Prisoner"" (1967), ""The Decalogue"" (1988) and ""Neon Genesis: Evangelion"" (1995). Irish director and star Patrick McGoohan's classic science fiction vision, ""The Prisoner"" follows a government agent who has resigned his position only to be...

Inositol Lipids in Cell Signalling

Inositol Lipids in Cell Signalling

The discovery that inositol lipids are integral in cellular signaling mechanisms has been one of the most exciting breakthroughs in recent years. As secondary messengers in a wide variety of tissues and involved processes as diverse as rapid contraction of skeletal muscle, insulin secretion, and the slow activation of cell proliferation in cancer cells, their impact on biochemistry is akin to that of cyclic AMP two decades ago. Drawing together the many strands of research on inositol...