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- University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 35.00
Governing by Design offers a unique perspective on twentieth-century architectural history. It disputes the primacy placed on individuals in the design and planning process and instead looks to the larger influences of politics, culture, economics, and globalization to uncover the roots of how our built environment evolves. In these chapters,... more...
- Primus Verlag 2015; US$ 45.01
Elisabeth Lichtenberger gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über die Entwicklung, Funktion und Gestalt der Stadt sowie ihre Zukunftsperspektiven. Sie zeigt, dass sich Städte mit der Abfolge politischer Systeme tiefgreifend ändern. Dabei gilt ihr Blick insbesondere der Stadtentwicklung des 20. Jahrhunderts. An zahlreichen, gut illustrierten Beispielen... more...
- Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2002; US$ 15.28
Selbst Fachleuten dürfte es weitestgehend unbekannt sein, dass der als surrealistischer Maler bekannt gewordene Matta im Jahr 1938 ein Manifest zur Architektur formulierte, das auf Betreiben André Bretons in der Zeitschrift Minotaure veröffentlicht wurde. Es handelt sich dabei um das wichtigste Zeugnis surrealistischer Architekturtheorie, das man jedoch... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 78.95
To dwell in these globalizing times requires us to negotiate increasingly palpable flows - of capital, ideas, images, goods, technology, and people. Such flows seem to pressurize, breach and sometimes even disaggregate the places we always imagined to be distinctive and stable. This book is focussed on the interaction of two elements within this contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 115.95
The reality of the built environment for disabled people is one of social, physical and attitudinal barriers which prevent their ease of mobility, movement and access. In the United Kingdom, most homes cannot be accessed by wheelchair, while accessible transport is the exception rather than the rule. Pavements are littered with street furniture, while... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 78.95
Architecturally Speaking is an international collection of essays by leading architects, artists and theorists of locality and space. Together these essays build to reflect not only what it might mean to 'speak architecturally' but also the innate relations between the artist's and architect's work, how they are distinct, and in inspiring ways, how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95
Architecture in the Digital Age addresses contemporary architectural practice in which digital technologies are radically changing how buildings are conceived, designed and produced. It discusses the digitally-driven changes, their origins, and their effects by grounding them in actual practices already taking place, while simultaneously speculating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95
This book is a cutting edge study examining the attitudes to both nature and the built environment of the designer, the client and the society in which an intervention (be it architecture, landscape design or a piece of art) is made. The legacy of the Modernist view of nature and the environment is also addressed, and the degree to which such ideas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95
Architecture as Experience investigates the perception and appropriation of places across intervals of time and culture. The particular concern of the volume is to bring together fresh empirical research and animate it through contact with theoretical sophistication, without overwhelming the material. The chapters establish the continuity of... more...