ISBN-10:
0470093315
ISBN-13:
9780470093313
Pub. Date:
06/10/2005
Publisher:
Wiley
Recombinant Urbanism: Conceptual Modeling in Architecture, Urban Design and City Theory / Edition 1

Recombinant Urbanism: Conceptual Modeling in Architecture, Urban Design and City Theory / Edition 1

by David Grahame Shane
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ISBN-13: 9780470093313
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/10/2005
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

David Grahame Shane trained at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London in the 1960s during the Archigram years. He completed an M.Arch in Urban Design and a Ph.D in Architectural and Urban History at Cornell University with Colin Rowe. He taught at the A.A. School under Alvin Boyarsky, before joining Columbia  University in 1985 (and the urban Design Program in 1991). Shane now also lectures at Cooper Union and City College in New York. Over the last 20 years, he has taught urban-design master classes and lectured internationally, as well as being published widely.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

Chapter 1.

What is City Theory?

Chapter 2.

What is Urban Design?

Chapter 3.

Three Urban Elelments.

Chapter 4.

Heterotopias in City Medleing and Urban Design.

Conclusion.

Heterotopias, the Net City, and Recombinant Urbanism.

Notes.

Photocredits.

Acknowledgements.

Index.

 

 

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