The Atrium: A Convergence of Education, Leisure and Consumption

  • Danny Hagan
Part of the GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 108)


There are certain unusual architectural features that move through a diversity of buildings and structures. Danny Hagan researches the popularity of the atrium, placing attention on their role in both shopping and education. The atrium creates new relationships between culture and nature, shoppers/students and their environment. Therefore the history of the commodification of education can be tracked through the movement of the atrium onto university campuses.


Shopping Mall Retail Outlet Creative Industry Cultural Industry Creative Class 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Music Industry EntrepreneurshipUniversity of South WalesTreforestUK

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