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Publisher: Birkh�user Basel
ISBN10: 3764380934 ISBN13: 9783764380939 DDC: 712 Edition: Paperback; 2007-07-11


Making a well drawn design is not enough. Designers have to work with coalitions and alianties, time and process, ecology and economy. They have to be clever, with a broad vision. This new approach doesn�t need to be boring. It can make fun. And be sexy. Green metropolises: developing older cities and rural non-places into tasty green housing landscapes. Examples in Germany, Belgium and Algeria. The tradition of IBA, Olympic Games and World expo�s: how exhibitions contribute to sustainable spatial quality. Acupuncture in London: a catalogue of ideas to renew old districts. The concept of Hollands Green Heart: how to revitalise an old planning concept. American artists vs Dutch engineers. Water as the engine of change. Essay: survey before plan, design as an exploration. The changing position of the architect. Portrait: Kees Christiaanse: urban designer in Holland and China. Christiaanse seems to play with urbanism, using informal rules as a design instrument.


  • Dewey Decimal: 712

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  • Physical Description: 9.3"x11.7"x0.3"; 0.8 lb; 80 pages
  • Edition Info: Paperback; 2007-07-11


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