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Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Future of the Suburban City  :  Lessons from Sustaining Phoenix

The Future of the Suburban City : Lessons from Sustaining Phoenix

Jr. Grady Gammage>There exists a category of American cities in which the line between suburban and urban is almost impossible to locate. These suburban cities arose in the last half… Read more »

Renaissance Art in Venice  :  From Tradition to Individualism

Renaissance Art in Venice : From Tradition to Individualism

Tom Nichols>Art and architecture have always been central to Venice but in the Renaissance period, between c.1440 and 1600, they reached a kind of apotheosis when many of the city’s… Read more »

Modern Architecture in Mexico City  :  History, Representation, and the Shaping of a Capital

Modern Architecture in Mexico City : History, Representation, and the Shaping of a Capital

Kathryn E. O’rourke>Mexico City became one of the centers of architectural modernism in the Americas in the first half of the twentieth century. Invigorated by insights drawn from the first… Read more »

Libraries  :  A Design Manual

Libraries : A Design Manual

Nolan Lushington; Wolfgang Rudorf; Liliane Wong>A handbook on the design and the planning of libraries – a particularly prestigious design task that underwent significant changes in recent years. Comprehensive contributions… Read more »

Learning from Logistics  :  How Networks Change Our Cities

Learning from Logistics : How Networks Change Our Cities

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Interiors and Interiority

Interiors and Interiority

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth; Beate Sontgen>Veranschaulichungsformen von Innerlichkeit finden in der Moderne in Darstellungen des Interieurs ihr pragnantes Bild. Untersucht werden die Verbindungen zwischen architektonischen Innenraumen, visuellen und literarischen Darstellungen von Interieurs… Read more »

Human Ecology  :  How Nature and Culture Shape Our World

Human Ecology : How Nature and Culture Shape Our World

Frederick Steiner; Richard T. T. Forman>Humans have always been influenced by natural landscapes, and always will be even as we create ever-larger cities and our developments fundamentally change the nature… Read more »

Dense + Green  :  Innovative Building Types for Sustainable Urban Architecture

Dense + Green : Innovative Building Types for Sustainable Urban Architecture

By  Thomas Schröpfer The integration of nature in architecture is a key concern of sustainability. Dense + Green explores new architectural typologies that emerge from the integration of green components such… Read more »

Built to Grow – Blending Architecture and Biology

Built to Grow – Blending Architecture and Biology

Barbara Imhof; Petra Gruberhtml lang=”en” class=”no-js ie6″> <!– /* keep from conflicting with the legacy code above and below */ var $j_1_11 = jQuery.noConflict(); /* keep from conflicting with the… Read more »

Architecture  :  A Historical Perspective

Architecture : A Historical Perspective

Pavlos Lefas>Elucidating the history of world architecture–from the pyramids of Egypt and the temples of Greece to the ecological architecture of today–for both student and general readership, this ambitious book… Read more »