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Surface and deep histories : critiques and practices in art, architecture and design.

Chatterjee, Anuradha.
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(2018)  | 9781527505643 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 245pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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"Surface in architecture has had a deeper and a more pervasive presence in the practice and theory of the discipline than is commonly supposed. Orientations to the surface emerge, collapse, and reappear, sustaining it as a legitimate theoretical and artefactual entity, despite the (twentieth-century)...

Kirtland Cutter: Architect in the Land of Promise

Matthews, Henry C.
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(2018)  | 9780295996523 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 432pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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In the early years of the twentieth century, Spokane was singled out for praise in the West for the quality of its architecture and the impressive way it had rebuilt after the devastating fire of 1889. Major credit for the city's distinctive character was extended to Kirtland Kelsey Cutter for his "rare...

Contemporary architecture and urbanism in iran : tradition, modernity, and the production of space-in-between.

Shirazi, M. Reza.
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(2018)  | 9783319721842 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 193pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This book presents an in-depth critical analysis of the internationally recognized, place-specific works of three Iranian architects (Nader Ardalan, Kamran Diba and Hossein Amanat) during the 60s and 70s, and their significant contribution to the emerging anti-modernist discourse.It argues that from...

Architectural and Urban Reflections after Deleuze and Guattari

Boundas, Constantin V. Tentokali, Vana.
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(2017)  | 9781786605986 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 316pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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The post humanist movement which currently traverses various disciplines in thearts and humanities, as well as the role that the thought of Deleuze andGuattari has had in the course of this movement, has given rise to new practicesin architecture and urban theory. This interdisciplinary volume brings...

Sustainable Conservation and Urban Regeneration: The Luxor Example

Folli, Maria Grazia.
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(2017)  | 9783319652733 | Springer | hbk. | book | v, 176pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book documents research activities and design experimentation carried out within the scope of a project addressing conservation, urban regeneration, responsible use of resources, and sustainable development in a truly exceptional place: the city of Luxor. The project is a collaborative venture...

The In-Discipline of Design: Bridging the Gap Between Humanities and Engineering

Gentes, Annie.
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(2017)  | 9783319659831 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 247pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Design is a conceptive activity which is usually presented as a sensible, sequential process and action. This book claims that design cannot be reduced to the rational, effective planning and organization that most models (such as design thinking) present.  The author suggests another type of rationality...

 

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