HDM 33: Design Practices Now, Vol. II: Landscape Architecture and Urban Design
What are the pressing issues and problems in the work lives of contemporary landscape archite cts, urban designers, and architects? What supports and what obstructs their efforts to help create outstanding buildings and places? What current conditions for practice are novel, and how should they be understood and managed? What are ideal structures for the collaborations of designers with owners and builders, and with other professionals, such as engineers, fabricators, and ecological scientists? What can be learned from the variations in design practices across regions, nations, and continents? How are new digital technologies affecting design practice?
In this final volume on design practice, designers from around the world address these questions and offer images of design details of their work. In addition, scholar/critics focus on particular issues in analytic detail. The main focus here is on landscape architecture and urban design.
Are Charrettes Old School? (pdf)
WPA 2.0: Working Public Architecture
Michael van Ackere
Made in Japan Can Be Made Anywhere
What Makes a Venice Architecture Biennale Good (Like This One)?
The Changing Nature of Architectural Work
Once Theory to Practice, Now Practice to Theory?
Beyond Boondoggles: In Search of Meaningful Continuing Education
Problems with Urban Design Competitions
Grupo de Diseño Urbano, Mexico
Jose Luis Vallejo, Belinda Tato
Ecosistema Urbano, Madrid
Kounkuey Design Initiative, Kenya (pdf)
Peter Walker and Partners Landscape Architects, Berkeley, California
Shlomo Aronson Landscape Architects, Town Planners, and Architects, Israel
Sasaki, Watertown, Massachusetts, and San Francisco, on Abu Dhabi
Vogt Landscape Architects, Switzerland (pdf)
Latz+Partner, Kranzberg, Germany, and London
Abha Narain Lambah
Abha Narain Lambah Associates, Mumbai
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, Seattle, Washington; Gustafson Porter, London
West 8 urban design & landscape architecture, Rotterdam, New York, Toronto
Greenberg Consultants Inc., Toronto
Field Operations landscape architecture and urban design, New York
Civitas—Urban Design, Planning, and Landscape Architecture, Denver, Colorado
Regional Plan Association, New York City; Princeton, New Jersey; Stamford, Connecticut
AECOM, Los Angeles, New York, et al.
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Arc de Triomphe: World Institute for the Abolition of War
Art and the Future of Eating
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Reviewed by Tim Benton
On Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy by Michelangelo Sabatino
Reviewed by Witold Rybczynski
On Monument Wars: Washington, D.C., the National Mall, and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape by Kirk Savage
Reviewed by Marrikka Trotter
On Utopia’s Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism, Again by Reinhold Martin
Reviewed by Bryan E. Norwood
On Architecture’s Historical Turn: Phenomenology and the Rise of the Postmodern by Jorge Otero-Pailos
Reviewed by Kenneth Frampton
On The Agencies of the Frame: Tectonic Strategies in Cinema and Architecture by Michael Tawa
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