Stealth

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We have a situation where cities and large companies are competing for investments on a global market. Prestige projects are built in order to draw attention to locality. Every city wants its own Gehry-Guggenheim museum in what could be called “The Bilbao-effect” (Foster 2002). In this case architecture can be seen as sites of spectacular spectatorship. One example of this would be the award-winning Turning Torso apartment tower project in Malmö.

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Ristilammi, P., (2005) “Stealth”, Ethnologia Europaea 35(1), p.88-90. doi: https://doi.org/10.16995/ee.984

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  • This article was previously published by Museum Tusculanum Press.

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Per-Markku Ristilammi (University of Lund)

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