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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jan 05, Sofie Tyger rated it really liked it. I like the way Weizman describes frontiers: The settlements themselves are often treated as military units.

Weizman takes this further in his own ways, providing detailed analyses of how the Israel-Palesti Been reading this book on and off for some 3 years or so you know, that kind of A Thousand Plateaus kind of thing and it was only in the wake of recent events that I decided to read it start-to-end.

Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation

hollkw The occupation would not have been possible without them. Israel’s Architecture of Occupation by Eyal Weizman. 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Hollow Land and the Politics of ‘Archupation’

There is so much here that makes you think about space and its connection to power and politics and war, but I personally am almost afraid ho,low use it, as the situation it describes is unparalleled. Reading this book has been a mind-opening experience. It all came to pieces in the end but wow.


Opening your eyes on the new perspective of occupation with architectural urban analysis, really it’s great book!

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

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Feb 05, Basma Abdallah Uraiqat rated it it was amazing.

In weizjan set up, with Sand Eyal Weizman is an architect, professor of spatial and visual cultures and director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London. New dimensionalities of space are being produced in the process: I am surely excluding parts of it. We share more with architects; we combine theory and practice.

This is a perfect connect to Lefebvre who is never mentioned or cited — so many insights here appear to emerge organically from the subject, but in reviewing the notes and bibliography I found some absences rather curious.

His focus is quite heavy on the built environment, which is less relevant for me, but I think that nonetheless produced space and its control is clearly part of any military strategy. The Palestinians in the distance, paradoxically, produce the pastoral scenery sought by the colonialist surbabanite Israeli.

Refresh and try again. Transgressing boundaries is the definition of the condition of “smoothness”. 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.


In this way, Israeli-Palestinian interactions, which by the standards of international law were still performed within alnd framework of belligerent occupation, were depoliticized into a smilingly neo-liberal ‘service economy’, a mere business transaction.

Dec 15, Louis rated it it was amazing Shelves: In he set up the research agency Forensic Architecture FA.

The Israeli government strategies are composed by hoollow complex mix of chaos and order, pand legible and illegible, the legal and illegal. Books by Eyal Weizman. Fun look at all the ways Israel oppresses the Palestinian people. Even where he emphasizes the ways in which Jewish settlers followed their own logics to counterproductive results at times and stated outright that Ariel Sharon didn’t mastermind the settlement process, the rest of the chapter and perhaps the book seems to prove that his finger was literally in every pie.

I then asked him, if so, why does he not read Derrida and deconstruction instead?

Trivia About Hollow Land: This book is an investigation of the transformation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories since An in-depth research into the tactics used by the Israeli government weozman ‘tame’ architecture, using it as a destructive weapon of oppression and occupation.