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328 pages : billustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
The geometric foundations, forms and patterns in today's architecture, design and decorative arts have been deeply influenced by past cultures. From humankind's first path-like doodles on cave walls through to the higher abstractions developed to make accurate measurements and predictions, the three-dimensional forms we design and build are dependent upon available materials, human needs and the limitations of our imaginations. This unique sourcebook presents a history of the intimate relationship between geometry, mathematics and manmade design throughout human history, from the Neolithic period through the Indian, Egyptian, Babylonian, Chinese, Greek, Celtic, Islamic and Renaissance cultures, to the present and the possible future. Presenting key principles that can be applied across all design disciplines, Roger Burrows reveals fresh insights and ideas about how geometry as a visual language has evolved to meet our needs, initiated new technologies and changed the way we think about the world around us. With a wealth of original artworks by the author to explain his ideas, this book will be an essential reference resource for inspiration and information for students and design professionals.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500519547 20180611
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xxv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Foreword Juhani Pallasmaa. Preface. 1. Of Beneath the Table. 2. Of Phenomenology and Paradigm. 3. Alvar Aalto - The Sophisticated Shaman. 4. Jorn Utzon - The Theoroi. 5. Sverre Fehn - The Storyteller. 6. Of Commonalities, Distinctions, and Speculations. Notes. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138961005 20180508
This book examines the work of three seminal Nordic architects - Alvar Aalto, Jorn Utzon and Sverre Fehn - from a phenomenological perspective, utilising the methodology of 'paradigm' (or 'in the manner of''). Roger Tyrrell explains how the approach of each architect is defined by the three sub-frames of the paradigm: that of the `origin' (arche), that of `revealing' (techne), and that of `the poetic conjunction', in order to gain a holistic understanding of the experiential or phenomenological predisposition of the three architects. Using this method the author describes the commonalties and distinctive qualities of the architecture and design methods of Aalto, Utzon and Fehn. The final chapter projects the intellectual heritage of the three protagonists into the contemporary world, examining the work of practices from the UK, Norway and the USA that each extend this particular way of making place.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138961005 20180508
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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71 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xxxvi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Foreword Robert Shibley Part 1: Introduction Wolfgang F.E. Preiser, Thomas Fisher and, Andrea E. Hardy Part 2: Concepts and Processes for Future Flexibility 1. Challenges of large-scale housing in the developing world Allison Lenell Magley 2. Predesign planning for flexibility Robert G. Hershberger 3. Multi-perfomance spaces Ihab M. K. Elzeyadi 4. Mixed-use development using air rights above the JR train station at Nagoya, Japan Gen Taniguchi 5. Prospects for adaptive, inclusive design Korydon H. Smith and Beth Tauke Reflections on Part 2 Michael J. Crosbie Part 3: Rooms/Settings Scale 6. The measurement and efficiency of adaptive design strategies William Fawcett 7. Finding the balance Jeffrey L. Morgan 8. Beyond the cellular office Martin Hodulak 9. Adaptive architecture of the London Science Museum Kristin Hibbs 10. Post-occupancy evaluation of a multi-tasking environment Lindsey L. Fay 11.A construct of generosity in Navajo culture Jaclyn Roessel Reflections on Part 3 Michael J. Crosbie Part 4: Building Scale 12. Keren or center for blind children with multiple disabilities in Israel Wolfgang F.E. Preiser and Jacob J. Wilhelm 13. Omgivning Karin Liljegren and Kelly Kish 14. Strategies for planning, designing and operating adaptable facilities John P. Petronis, Faye Whittemore, and Andy L. Aguilar 15. Native meets high-tech Zane Jones 16. Building with boxes Mia L. C. Anfield Reflections on Part 4 Michael J. Crosbie Part 5: Urban Scale 17. Reappropriation of city infrastructure Andrea E. Hardy 18. Concourse to campus Una Rath and Martin Hodulak 19. An adaptive evolution from Prussian artillery barracks to intelligent campus buildings Ulrich Schramm 20. A case study on the design of the Scottish crime campus Gordon Murray 21. Multi-tasking architectural computer programs Akikazu Kato and Shiho Mori Reflections on Part 5 Michael J. Crosbie Part 6: Epilogue 22. The International Space Station David Fitts, Jennifer L. Rochlis, Mihriban Whitmore, and Alexandra Whitmire Appendix Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138647275 20171023
The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social conditions have altered the playing field for architecture from the design of single purpose structures to the design of interacting systems of synergistically interdependent, distributed buildings. Including contributors from the US, UK, Japan, Australia, Germany and South Africa, the essays are woven into a five-part framework which provides a broad and unique treatment of this important and timely issue.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138647275 20171023
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354 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 x 32 cm
A first-ever visual tribute to one of America's most influential architectural legends. Addison Mizner transformed Palm Beach and South Florida with his visionary architecture. He designed, among many others, the landmark Everglades Club in Palm Beach and the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton. In this detailed and highly visual biography, which includes more than 120 photos and other images, Stephen Perkins and James Caughman examine Mizner's life and origins, and explore how the events of his life influenced his marvelous architectural legacy.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781493026555 20180611
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xiii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Preface Chapter 1 - The Age of Glass Chapter 2 - Stained Glass Chapter 3 - Daylight Chapter 4 - Glass Visions Chapter 5 - Structural Glass Chapter 6 - Shade Chapter 7 - The Politics of Glass References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781474278362 20180319
Glass has long transformed the architectural landscape. From the Crystal Palace through to the towering glass spires of today's cities, few architectural materials have held such immense symbolic resonance in the modern era. The Age of Glass explores the cultural and technological ascension of glass in modern and contemporary architecture. Showing how the use of glass is driven as much by changing cultural concerns as it is by developments in technology and style, it traces the richly interwoven material, symbolic, and ideological histories of glass to show how it has produced and dispersed meaning in architecture over the past two centuries. The book's chapters focus on key moments within the modern history of architecture, moments when glass came to the forefront of architectural thought, and which illustrate how glass has been used at different times to project different cultural ideas. A wide range of topics are explored - from the tension between expressionism and functionalism, to the persistent theme of glass and social class, to how glass has reflected political ideas from Nazism through to today's global consumer capitalism. The book also grapples with current arguments about sustainability, while, taking into account the advent of digital LED screens and `smart glass', offering new cultural perspectives on the future and asking what glass architecture will signify in the digital age. Combining close readings of buildings with insights drawn from research, plus good storytelling and strong contemporary relevance, The Age of Glass offers a fascinating new perspective on modern architecture and culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781474278362 20180319
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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468 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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8. Architects' houses [2018]

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303 pages : color illustrations ; 33 cm
  • Norman Foster
  • Buzz Yudell & Tina Beebe
  • Smiljan Radić
  • Richard Murphy
  • Jennifer Beningfield
  • Thom Mayne
  • John Wardle
  • Hans Van Heeswijk
  • Antón García Abril & Débora Mesa
  • Todd Saunders
  • Jim Olson
  • Mauricio Pezo & Sofia von Ellrichshausen
  • Helle Schröder & Martin Janekovic
  • Peter & Thomas Gluck
  • Robert Konieczny
  • Scott Johnson
  • José Selgas & Lucia Cano
  • Don Murphy
  • Andrea & Luca Ponsi
  • Cristian Undurraga
  • Susanne Nobis
  • Remo Halter & Thomas Lussi
  • Ramon Bosch & Elisabeta Capdeferro
  • Kulapat Yantrasast
  • Kerry Hill
  • Maarten & Jetty Min
  • Brigitte Shim & Howard Sutcliffe
  • Benny Govaert
  • Tod Williams & Billie Tsien
  • Günther Domenig.
These are no case studies of the shoemaker's son, but rather houses architects have designed and built for themselves, preserving the most daring, sensual, and clever design moves, details, and materials for the spaces they and their families occupy. Thirty world-famous architects, from seventeen countries on four continents, open their doors and invite us in for an intimate tour of their own homes. In the process, they offer a treasure trove of ideas for home owners, practitioners, and interior designers, where professional experimentation intersects with day-to-day living in contemporary spaces showcasing diverse design concepts tailor-made to specific locations, costs, and materials, detailed in 400 photographs, drawings, and plans. This lavishly illustrated book brims with ideas and inspiration from many of the world's best architects, from Thom Mayne and Jim Olson to Jennifer Benningfield, about where and how they live and how we can all live more comfortably, too.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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viii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction, Constantin Boundas and Vana Tentokali / Part One - Architecture and Urbanism: Arts of the Built Space / Schizoanalytic City, Andrew Ballantyne / Deleuze, Space and the Architectural Fragment, Marko Jobst / Architectural Translations of Deleuze and Guattari's Thought on the Concept of Place, Dimitra Chatzisavva / The Skin of the Public Space, Vana Tentokali and Constantin Boundas / Bodies without Organs and Cities without Architecture, Chris Smith / Part Two - Architectural and Urbanist Tool Boxes / Gilles Deleuze and Chaos Theory, Stathis-Alexander Zoulias / A Thousand Models of Realization: Toward a Deleuzoguattarian Critical Urban Theory, Keith Harris / Non-Correlational Athens, Stavros Kousoulas / Architecture at the Age of Its Digital Production: The Force, Differentiation and Humanity of the Fold as an Architectural Principle, Constantinos Proimos / Design of Earth Movement: Objects, Buildings and Environment Conceived as Landscape Formations, Konstantinos Moraitis / Spatial Transcriptions of the Concept of the Fold in Architecture as a Landscape Sensitive Approach, Anthi Verykiou / Part Three - Vital Materiality / Laocoon and the Snakes of History, Bernard Cache / Reterritorializing Concrete as an Actor of Comfort in Architecture, Athena Moustaka / Radicalizing Architecture by redefining the Monument, Mike Hale / Diagrammatic Narratives: Graphic Fields of Rupture and Catastrophe, Anthia Kosma / The Concept of the Map in the Homeric Odyssey, Aspasia Kouzoupi / Part Four - The Clinical / From the Exhaustion of the Dogmatic Image of Thought that Circumscribes Architecture to Feminist Practices of Joy, Helene Frichot / Bibliography / Index / Contributor Biographies.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781786605986 20180326
The post humanist movement which currently traverses various disciplines in the arts and humanities, as well as the role that the thought of Deleuze and Guattari has had in the course of this movement, has given rise to new practices in architecture and urban theory. This interdisciplinary volume brings together architects, urban designers and planners, and asks them to reflect and report on the (built) place and the city to come in the wake of Deleuze and Guattari.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781786605986 20180326
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xx, 163 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Towards a First Syllogism 2. Towards a Second Syllogism 3. Fashionable Illusions 4. The Object as Subject: These are not Binoculars 5. Skeletal Apotheosis of the Human Body 6. Complexities and Developments.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138201170 20171106
The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been an inspiration for the exterior form of architectural colossi through the years. It considers the body as a source of architectural and artistic representation and in doing so explores the results of such practices in colossal sculptures and architectural praxis within a philosophical discourse of space, time and media. Architectural Colossi and the Human Body discusses the role of Platonic and Cartesian philosophy and how philosophers such as Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty, and theoreticians such as Frascari and Pallasmaa, have seen, described and analysed the human body and the role of architecture and perception. Drawing upon three key case studies and by employing theoretical ideas of Venturi and others, this book will provide an understanding of the role of anthromorphism and the relation and use of the human body with reference to selected architects and artists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138201170 20171106
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vii, 289 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
  • 1. The Earth-Sun Relationship 2. The Geocentric Model 3. Climate and Radiation 4. Insolation 5. The Solar Microclimate 6. Received Shadows 7. Creating Shadows 8. Fenestration and the Sun 9. Daylighting. Glossary. Appendix A Solar Tables. Appendix B Sun Path Diagrams. Image Credits. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138899216 20180709
Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles, and daylighting. Part analytical handbook, part inspiration source for schematic design, the content comprises a critical component of effective sustainable design. Beyond the purely technical aspects of these topics, Architectural Science and the Sun begins with the premise that great architecture goes beyond energy performance and the visual-aesthetic to engage all of the senses. Given that the stimuli to which our senses respond are physical phenomena such as light, heat, and sound, the designer must manipulate these parameters through the craft of building form and technology to create the desired qualitative experience. This book is designed to help the reader develop that skill.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138899216 20180709
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xiii, 256 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Surface phenomena of the broad present
  • Contested sites
  • Control and resistance.
Architecture and Control makes a collective critical intervention into the relationship between architecture, including virtual architectures, and practices of control since the turn of the twentieth to twenty-first centuries. Authors from the fields of architectural theory, literature, film and cultural studies come together here with visual artists to explore the contested sites at which, in the present day, attempts at gaining control give rise to architectures of control as well as the potential for architectures of resistance. Together, these contributions make clear how a variety of post-2000 architectures enable control to be established, all the while observing how certain architectures and infrastructures allow for alternative, progressive modes of control, and even modes of the unforeseen and the uncontrolled, to arise. Contributors are: Pablo Bustinduy, Rafael Dernbach, Alexander R. Galloway, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Maria Finn, Runa Johannessen, Natalie Koerner, Michael Krause, Samantha Martin-McAuliffe, Lorna Muir, Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen, Anne Elisabeth Sejten and Joey Whitfield.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004355606 20180403
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xix, 309 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction Helene Frichot, Catharina Gabrielsson, Helen Runting Part 1: Archive 1. Feminist Theory and Praxis, 1991 - 2003: Questions from the archive Karin Burns Project 1. Searching for Cyborgs Shelby Doyle and Leslie Forehand 2. The role played by women linked to the CIAM: the case of Frieda Fluck, 1897-1974 Rixt Hoekstra 3. A Feminist in Disguise? Sibyl Moholy-Nagy's Histories of Architecture and its Environment Hilde Heynen Project 2. Overpainting that Jostles Sophie Read and Tijana Stevanovic 4. The Architect as Shopper: Women, electricity, building products and the interwar `proprietary turn' in the UK Katie Lloyd Thomas 5. Between Landscape and Confinement: Situating the Writings of Mary Wollstonecraft Emma Cheatle Part 2: Control 6. Remodelling the Fuhrer: Hitler's Domestic Spaces as Propaganda Despina Stratigakos 7. Architectural Preservation as Taxidermy: Patriarchy and Boredom Christian Parreno Project 3. A Cortege of Ghostly Bodies: Abstraction, prothesis, and the logic of the mannequin Daniel Koch 8. Subaltern Bodies in the Digital Urban Imaginary Alison Brunn 9. Digital Technology and the Safety of Women and Girls in Urban Space: Personal safety Apps or crowd-sourced activism tools? Nicole Kalms 10. Machinic Architectural Ecologies: An uncertain ground Janet McGaw Project 4. Gender and Anonymous Peer Review Sandra Kaji-O'Grady 11. In Captivity: The Real Estate of Co-Living Helene Frichot and Helen Runting Part 3: Milieu 12. Material and Rational Feminisms: A contribution to humane architectures Peg Rawes and Douglas Spencer Project 5. Slow Watch: A Sci-Fi novel about the ecology of time in the society of fear Malin Zimm 13. Academic Capitalism in Architecture Schools: A feminist critique of employability, 24/7 work and entrepreneurship Igea Troiani 14. Environmentalising Humanitarian Governance in Za'atri Refugee Camp through Interactive Spaces: A posthuman approach Aya Musmar 15. Feminisms in Conflict: `Feminist urban planning' in Husby, Sweden Maria AErlemo 16. Abandoned Architectures: Some dirty narratives Karin Reisinger Project 6. Kisses and Romance: On Infrastructural Love Olga Tengvall and Hannes Frykolm 17. Diverse Economies, Ecologies and Practices of Urban Commoning Doina Petrescu and Katherine Gibson Part 4: Work 18. Reproductive Commons From and Beyond the Kitchen Julia Wieger Project 7. The Kitchen of Praxagora: Turning the private and public inside out Elin Strand Ruin 19. The Critical Potential of Housework Catharina Gabrielsson 20. The Garage: Maintenance and gender Janek Ozmin Project 8. Drawing Out Home-Making: Contested markets in Cape Town Huda Tayob 21. Invisibility Work? How starting from dis/ability challenges normative social, spatial and material practices Jos Boys 22. On the Critiques: Abortion Clinics Lori Brown 23. The Entrepreneurial Self Claudia Dutson.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138304888 20180306
Set against the background of a `general crisis' that is environmental, political and social, this book examines a series of specific intersections between architecture and feminisms, understood in the plural. The collected essays and projects that make up the book follow transversal trajectories that criss-cross between ecologies, economies and technologies, exploring specific cases and positions in relation to the themes of the archive, control, work and milieu. This collective intellectual labour can be located amidst a worldwide depletion of material resources, a hollowing out of political power and the degradation of constructed and natural environments. Feminist positions suggest ways of ethically coping with a world that is becoming increasingly unstable and contested. The many voices gathered here are united by the task of putting critical concepts and feminist design tools to use in order to offer experimental approaches to the creation of a more habitable world. Drawing inspiration from the active archives of feminist precursors, existing and re-imagined, and by way of a re-engagement in the histories, theories and projected futures of critical feminist projects, the book presents a collection of twenty-three essays and eight projects, with the aim of taking stock of our current condition and re-engaging in our precarious environment-worlds.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138304888 20180306
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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136 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans (some color) ; 29 cm.
Architects are facing a crisis of agency. For decades, they have seen their traditional role diminish in scope as more and more of their responsibilities have been taken over by other disciplines within the building construction industry. Once upon a time, we might have seen the architect as the conductor of the orchestra; now he or she is but one cog in a vast and increasingly complex machine. In an attempt to find a way out of this crisis, there is growing debate about how architects might reassert the importance of their role and influence. On one side of this argument are those who believe that architects must refocus their attention on the internal demands of the discipline. On the other are those who argue that architects must, instead, reacquaint themselves with what many still believe to be the discipline s core mission of advancing social progress and promoting the public good, and at the same time the scope of their traditional disciplinary remit. At root, this question is fundamentally about freedom, about whether architects still possess it if they have ever done and whether it is possible to find the professional, disciplinary and individual autonomy to be able to define the spheres of their own practice. Presenting a variety of views and perspectives, this issue of AD takes us to the heart of what freedom means for architecture as it adapts and evolves in response to the changing contexts in which it is practised in the 21st century. Contributors include: Phillip Bernstein, Peggy Deamer, Adam Nathaniel Furman, Kate Goodwin, Charles Holland, Anna Minton, Patrik Schumacher, Alex Scott-Whitby, Ines Weizman, and Sarah Wigglesworth. Featured architects: Atelier Kite, ScottWhitbyStudio, C+S Architects, Anupama Kundoo, Noero Architects, Umbrellium, and Zaha Hadid Architects. Architects are facing a crisis of agency. For decades, they have seen their traditional role diminish in scope as more and more of their responsibilities have been taken over by other disciplines within the building construction industry. Once upon a time, we might have seen the architect as the conductor of the orchestra; now he or she is but one cog in a vast and increasingly complex machine. In an attempt to find a way out of this crisis, there is growing debate about how architects might reassert the importance of their role and influence. On one side of this argument are those who believe that architects must refocus their attention on the internal demands of the discipline. On the other are those who argue that architects must, instead, reacquaint themselves with what many still believe to be the discipline s core mission of advancing social progress and promoting the public good, and at the same time the scope of their traditional disciplinary remit. At root, this question is fundamentally about freedom, about whether architects still possess it if they have ever done and whether it is possible to find the professional, disciplinary and individual autonomy to be able to define the spheres of their own practice. Presenting a variety of views and perspectives, this issue of AD takes us to the heart of what freedom means for architecture as it adapts and evolves in response to the changing contexts in which it is practised in the 21st century. Contributors include: Phillip Bernstein, Peggy Deamer, Adam Nathaniel Furman, Kate Goodwin, Charles Holland, Anna Minton, Patrik Schumacher, Alex Scott-Whitby, Ines Weizman, and Sarah Wigglesworth. Featured architects: Atelier Kite, C+S Architects, Anupama Kundoo, Noero Architects, Umbrellium, and Zaha Hadid Architects.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119332633 20180514
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xv, 276 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
  • INTRODUCTION Part 1 BUILT IN WOOD 1. The Wood Cycle: Plyscrapers and the Cross-Laminated Timber Panel 2. Transposing the Forest: Gothic Cathedrals in Northern France 3. The Design and Make Forest at Hooke Park 4. Fitzroya Architecture: Chiloe Archipelago Churches in Southern Chile Part 2 DECOMPOSITION 1. Char After Burn: Pyromenon of the Boreal Forest 2. Mycelium Bricks: Hy-Fi in New York City Part 3 COLLECTIVE SPACE IN A FIELD 1. Table in Rome II: Forest as Forum 2. Dehesa and the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba in Spain 3. Constructed Succession: Afterlife at the Beijing Olympic Forest Park Part 4 FORESTRY CULTURES 1. Hand-over Urbanism: Future Library 2. Logging: DUX and the Fascist Ritorno all'Ordine in Italy Part 5 TECHNOLOGY AND THE FOREST ARCHIVE 1. Harvard Forest Timelapse 2. Instant City and the Cybernetic Forest Part 6 TREED INFRASTRUCTURE 1. Treed Infrastructure: The Performance of Planting in Canberra 2. Woodlot Urbanism: Hantz Woodlands in Detroit 3. Waterlogging: Amsterdam and its Bos 4. Low Density Recipe: Tree City at Downsview Park Part 7 HUMAN FOREST BIOSYSTEMS 1. A Vertical Forest Biosystem in the Human Forest Biome 2. Krummholz Design in West Loop 3. Spontaneous Ornament: Hundertwasser and the Tree Tenant.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138837744 20180306
Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture and urbanism by allowing the forest to be a prominent consideration in the language of design, thus recognizing the forest as essential rather than just incidental to human well-being. In Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic, forest is a large-scale urban construct that is far more extensive and nuanced than trees and shrubbery. The forest aesthetic opens designers to the forest as a model for an urban architecture of permeable floors, protective canopies, connected food chains, beneficial decomposition, and resilient ecologies. Much can be learned about these features of the forest from the natural sciences; however, when they are given due consideration technically and metaphorically in the design of urban habitat, the places in which humans live become living forests. What is present here in Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic is both a review of many ingenious ways in which the forest aesthetic has already been expressed in design and urbanism, and an encouragement to further use the forest aesthetic in design language and design outcomes. Case study projects featured include the Chilotan building craft of Southern Chile, the yaki sugi of Japan, the Biltmore Forest in the Southeastern United States, the Australian capital city Canberra, Bosco Verticale in Milan, Italy, the Beijing Olympic Forest Park in China, and more.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138837744 20180306
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xii, 251 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgements List of figures CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION: BUILDINGS DESIGN US AS MUCH AS WE THEM CHAPTER TWO ARCHITECTURAL BLUEPRINTS OF PSYCHE CHAPTER THREE THE ARCHITECTURAL EVENT: BUILDINGS AS EVENTS THAT DISCLOSE OUR BEING CHAPTER FOUR THE BODY'S ROLE IN THE ARCHITECTURAL EVENT: FORTIFICATION AND CONTAINMENT CHAPTER FIVE USING ARCHITECTURE TO THINK OURSELVES INTO BEING: BUILDINGS AS STOREHOUSES OF UNCONSCIOUS THOUGHT CHAPTER SIX THE SELF THAT IS DISCLOSED THROUGH ARCHITECTURE CHAPTER SEVEN CONCLUSION: ARCHITECTURE THAT CAPTURES THE IMAGINATION: DESIGNING AND RESPONDING TO EVOCATIVE ARCHITECTURE.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415693042 20180403
Buildings shape our identity and sense of self in profound ways that are not always evident to architects and town planners, or even to those who think they are intimately familiar with the buildings they inhabit. Architecture and the Mimetic Self provides a useful theoretical guide to our unconscious behaviour in relation to buildings, and explains both how and why we are drawn to specific elements and features of architectural design. It reveals how even the most uninspiring of buildings can be modified to meet our unconscious expectations and requirements of them-and, by the same token, it explores the repercussions for our wellbeing when buildings fail to do so. Criteria for effective architectural design have for a long time been grounded in utilitarian and aesthetic principles of function, efficiency, cost, and visual impact. Although these are important considerations, they often fail to meet the fundamental needs of those who inhabit and use buildings. Misconceptions are rife, not least because our responses to architecture are often difficult to measure, and are in large part unconscious. By bridging psychoanalytic thought and architectural theory, Architecture and the Mimetic Self frees the former from its preoccupations with interpersonal human relations to address the vital relationships that we establish with our nonhuman environments. In addition to providing a guide to the unconscious behaviours that are most relevant for evaluating architectural design, this book explains how our relationships with the built environment inform a more expansive and useful psychoanalytic theory of human relationship and identity. It will appeal to psychoanalysts and analytical psychologists, architects, and all who are interested in the overlaps of psychology, architecture, and the built environment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415693042 20180403
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x, 619 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly), color maps ; 27 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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459 pages : illustrations (partly color) ; 28 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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280 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
An inspirational and insightful resource for architecture students and professionals that offers a new way of thinking about architecture to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500343364 20180423
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
"Ce beau livre illustré regroupe une sélection de bâtiments qui en région Grand Est ont obtenu le label "patrimoine du XXe siècle", devenu depuis le 7 juillet 2016 le label "architecture contemporaine remarquable". Dus à des architectes de renom international (Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel), à des maîtres d'oeuvre plus modestes ou à des ingénieurs, les exemples proposés sont soit exceptionnels dans leur programme (la Cour européenne des droits de l'homme à Strasbourg ou l'attraction "Anaconda" du parc Walygator, près de Metz) soit parfaitement représentatifs d'une typologie singulière à certains moments du siècle (comme la Reconstruction post-conflits, la construction de grands sièges sociaux d'entreprises dans les années 1970 ou les piscines Tournesol) et font appel à des matériaux et des techniques de mise en oeuvre variés. Apprendre, reconstruire, prier, travailler, se divertir, produire... : cet ouvrage présente onze thématiques où chaque création architecturale est replacée dans son contexte et commentée par un spécialiste, tandis que les photographies parfois spectaculaires dévoilent des angles de vue moins connus du grand public. L'ensemble met en exergue la richesse du XXe siècle en matière d'architecture et la vitesse avec laquelle elle prend forme et se transforme sous le coup des conflits qui ont traversé ce territoire, des crises économiques, de la démocratisation de la cité notamment en matière d'instruction et de culture, mais aussi de production et consommation."--Page 4 of cover.
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