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Nincompoopolis

Douglas Murphy

Nincompoopolis

the follies of Boris Johnson

by Douglas Murphy

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings, structures,
  • City planning,
  • Architecture,
  • Mayors

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNincom poopolis :
    StatementDouglas Murphy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA970 .M87 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 259 pages
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928233M
    ISBN 101910924571
    ISBN 109781910924570
    OCLC/WorldCa971091372

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'Nincompoopolis' was a brilliant read, chock full of examples of Boris Johnson's mishandlings as Mayor of London. As a Londoner, I marvelled at his ineptness of tackling the housing crisis and heavy handed nature of The Met, but until reading this book had no idea of /5.

A compelling and depressing book about the folly that is Boris Johnson and all his works. At the end one is saddened at the legacy of this self important, self serving, incompetent, ambitious man.

I found it impossible to put down, despite the steam coming out of my ears with anger at his foolishness/5(8). Nincompoopolis examines the built legacy of Johnson’s tenure, from his embarrassing follies to the folly of his policies, and wonders if there’s anything that can be learned from letting someone like him have a go at one the world’s great : Nincompoopolis examines the built legacy of Johnson’s tenure, from his embarrassing follies to the folly of his policies, and wonders if there’s anything that can be learned from letting someone Nincompoopolis book him have a go at one the world’s great cities.

Nincompoopolis examines the built legacy of Johnson’s tenure, from his embarrassing follies to the folly of his policies, and wonders if there’s anything that can be learned from letting someone like him have a go at one the world’s great cities/5(8).

Nincompoopolis examines the built legacy of Johnson's tenure, from his embarrassing follies to the folly of his policies, and wonders if there's anything that can be learned from letting someone like him have a go at one the world's great cities.

Nincompoopolis examines the built legacy of Johnson's tenure, from his embarrassing follies to the folly of his policies, and wonders if there's anything that can be learned from letting. Politics books Nincompoopolis by Douglas Murphy review – the disaster that is Boris Johnson A searing indictment of the record of the former mayor of.

Nincompoopolis examines the built legacy of Johnson’s tenure, from his embarrassing follies to the folly of his policies, and wonders if there’s anything that can be learned from letting someone like him have a go at one the world’s great cities. Nincompoopolis examines the built legacy of Johnson’s tenure, from his embarrassing follies to the folly of his policies, and wonders if there’s anything that can be learned from letting someone like him have a go at one the world’s great cities.

A compelling and depressing book about the folly that is Boris Johnson and all his works. At the end one is saddened at the legacy of this self important, self serving, incompetent, ambitious man.

I found it impossible to put down, despite the steam coming out of my ears with anger at his foolishness/5(10). Doug Murphy’s Nincompoopopolis is a suitably and rewardingly vicious, neat précis of the political and architectural legacies of Johnson in his time in power in London, argues Alex Baker.

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—Douglas Murphy, author of Nincompoopolis “Essential reading before Covid, is even more so now vividly describes how the super-rich have distorted the socioeconomic and physical landscape of London” —Morning Star “The inequalities are glaring. It is. Buy Nincompoopolis: The Follies of Boris Johnson by Douglas Murphy online from The Works.

Visit now to browse our huge range of products at great prices. Published Aug by Natasha Onwuemezi Repeater is to publish Nincompoopolis: The Follies of Boris Johnson, a new book by writer and architect Douglas Murphy examining the built legacy of. Books | Nincompoopolis: The Follies of Boris Johnson Doug Murphy’s Nincompoopopolis is a suitably and rewardingly vicious, neat précis of the political and architectural legacies of Johnson in his time in power in London, argues Alex Baker.

Douglas Murphy’s sometimes hilariously infuriated Nincompoopolis takes on the projects of the politician who has become most associated with this transformation of the capital. Murphy’s argument is that an insecurity about the capital’s ‘offer’ to a transnational capitalist class led to a series of increasingly moronic follies, where respected architects, engineers and artists covered themselves in shame.

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You can change your cookie settings at any time. Browse The Guardian Bookshop for a big selection of Politics & government books and the late Buy Nincompoopolis: The Follies of Boris Johnson by JavaScript seems .Douglas Murphy.

Douglas Murphy is a writer and architect. He is the author of ‘The Architecture of Failure’, ‘Last Futures: Nature, Technology and the End of Architecture’ (Verso) and, most recently, ‘Nincompoopolis: The Follies of Boris Johnson’ (Repeater Books).

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