Constructing Place: Mind and the Matter of Place-Making / Edition 1

Constructing Place: Mind and the Matter of Place-Making / Edition 1

by Sarah Menin
     
 

This book is a cutting edge study examining the attitudes to both nature and the built environment of the designer, the client and the society in which an intervention (be it architecture, landscape design or a piece of art) is made. The legacy of the Modernist view of nature and the environment is also addressed, and the degree to which such ideas continue to

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Overview

This book is a cutting edge study examining the attitudes to both nature and the built environment of the designer, the client and the society in which an intervention (be it architecture, landscape design or a piece of art) is made. The legacy of the Modernist view of nature and the environment is also addressed, and the degree to which such ideas continue to impinge on contemporary interventions is assessed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415314664
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/13/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Author of Nature and Space: Aalto and Le Corbusier, Dr. Sarah Menin is a specialist in the work of architectural history and theory.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1. Mind. Projecting a Relationship. Philosophy of Place. Part 2. Matter. Modern Metiation. Considerate Intervention. Index.

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