Книга: Terry Farrell «The City As A Tangled Bank: Urban Design versus Urban Evolution»

The City As A Tangled Bank: Urban Design versus Urban Evolution

Here Sir Terry Farrell, who has built an international career as an architect-planner, encourages other planners and architects to follow the biologists-look at, learn from, and, indeed, admire the nature of the forces that drive the change, and then with humility and respect work with them to nudge, anticipate and prepare for where it takes us. Searching for patterns within the apparent turbulence and complexity, he analyses the notions of urban design and urban evolution and examines whether or not they need necessarily be seen as opposing one another. The first two chapters discuss emergence as an idea in a biological and architectural context, as well as the distinction between urban design and planning in both education and practice, and the impact of other fields such as landscape design. Seven further chapters examine a range of themes embracing the importance of chain reactions in the progress of urban engineering; the character of habitation; layering; taste and context;...

Издательство: "John Wiley and Sons, Ltd" (2013)

ISBN: 978-1-118-48734-1

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Terry Farrell

Terry Farrell may refer to:

* Terry Farrell (actress), most famous for playing Jadzia Dax on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"
* Sir Terry Farrell (architect), known for designing the MI6 building at Vauxhall Cross in London

Источник: Terry Farrell

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