Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty

Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty

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After two decades which saw the construction industry flourish, has come a sudden period of instability, where architecture firms have been jettisoning employees at an unprecedented rate as building projects dry up. This edited volume brings together scholars, critics, and architects to discuss the present state of uncertainty in the practice and discipline of architecture. The chapters are organized into three main areas of inquiry: economics, practice, and technology. Within this larger framework, authors explore issues of security, ecological design, disaster architecture, the future of architectural practice, and the ethical obligations of the social practice of design.... conversations, from Landscape Urbanism (a totally conscious exchange within the discipline) to Junkyard Wars ... Protective, integrated into the land, the wall construction encircles entire territories with a series of thick rings similar to those anbsp;...


Title:Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty
Author: Dr Benjamin Flowers
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-10-28
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