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Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in ...

Peter Hall - 2002 - Social Science - No preview available
Cities of Tomorrow is a critical history of planning in theory and practice in the twentieth century, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. A critical history of planning in theory and practice in ...
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Non-Plan: Essays on Freedom, Participation and Change in Modern Architecture ...

Jonathan Hughes, Simon Sadler - 2013 - Architecture - Limited preview
Non-Plan explores ways of involving people in the design of their environments - a goal which transgresses political categories of 'right' and 'left'. Attempts to circumvent planning bureaucracy and architectural inertia have ranged from free ...
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Team 10 Primer

Alison Smithson - 1968 - Architecture - Snippet view
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The Charged Void: Urbanism

Alison Margaret Smithson, Peter Smithson - 2005 - Architecture - No preview available
"More than a collection of work, this book represents a record of a careful and highly focused thought process concerned with the qualities of urban life - a collection of observations, decipherings, commentaries, and recommendations for ...
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Free University, Berlin: Candilis, Josic, Woods, Schiedhelm

Gabriel Feld - 1999 - Architecture - No preview available
Transgressing the distinct boundaries of architecture and urbanism, Berlin Free University is a unique imagination of what a building might be -- a building designed to function as a piece of the city, adapting to the needs of its users while ...
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The Function of the Oblique: The Architecture of Claude Parent and Paul ...

Pamela Johnston - 1996 - Architecture - No preview available
In 1963 Claude Parent and Paul Virilio formed the "Architecture Principe" group with the aim of investigating a new kind of architectural and urban order. This publication provides a record of their experimental research.
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Becoming Places: Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power

Kim Dovey - 2009 - Architecture - Limited preview
About the practices and politics of place and identity formation – the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are – this book exposes the relations of place to power. It links everyday aspects of place experience to ...
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Framing Places: Mediating Power in Built Form

Kim Dovey - 2014 - Architecture - Limited preview
Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of theories and case studies, this ...
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Future City: Experiment and Utopia in Architecture

Barbican Art Gallery - 2007 - Architecture - Snippet view
A survey of contemporary architecture and urban development showcases the most influential works of sixty seminal and rising architects, in a volume that is complemented by essays on how their contributions have reflected the industry's efforts ...