Architecture and identity : responses to cultural and technological change.

by Abel, Chris Edition statement:Ed.2 Published by : Architectural Press (Oxford,Amsterdam,New York etc) Physical details: xvii,270p. ISBN:0750642467.
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Year: 2000 List(s) this item appears in: History : Paradigms | Identity Histories (Architecture)
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Faculty of Architecture 720.105 ABE Available Status:Catalogued;Bill No:954 000596
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CONTENTS Foreword by Suha Ozkan Preface to second edition Preface to first edition Acknowledgements Part One Science and Technology Ditching the dinosaur sanctuary Urban chaos or self-organization? Design method and new science Return to craft manufacture Visible and invisible complexities The Bio-Tech Architecture Workshop Part Two Critical Theory Architectural language games Role of metaphor in changing architectural concepts Function of tacit knowing in learning design The essential tension Tradition, innovation and linked solutions Part Three Regionalism and Globalization Architecture as identity Living in a hybrid world Regional transformations Prime objects Localization versus globalization Towards a global eco-culture Asian urban futures Notes and references Index

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