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City Of Bits

Author : William J. Mitchell
ISBN : 0262631768
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 32. 59 MB
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Entertaining, concise, and relentlessly probing, City of Bits is a comprehensive introduction to a new type of city, an increasingly important system of virtual spaces interconnected by the information superhighway. William Mitchell makes extensive use of practical examples and illustrations in a technically well-grounded yet accessible examination of architecture and urbanism in the context of the digital telecommunications revolution, the ongoing miniaturization of electronics, the commodification of bits, and the growing domination of software over materialized form.

City Of Bits

Author : William J. Mitchell
ISBN : 9780262297172
Genre : Computer networks
File Size : 26. 87 MB
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E Topia

Author : William John Mitchell
ISBN : 0262632055
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 42. 47 MB
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A unique, insightful study of the effects of the internet on urban architecture predicts major changes in telecommunication infrastructure, highways, corporate buildings, and personal dwellings in the near future.

Emerging World Cities In Pacific Asia

Author : Lo, Fu-chen
ISBN : UOM:39015037777730
Genre : Business & Economics
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The book provides a comprehensive appraisal of the interplay between global structural adjustments and the changing role and configuration of Asia's world cities at the close of the twentieth century, with emphasis on the functional importance and complexity of world cities in the global and regional economies.

Urbanism In The Age Of Climate Change

Author : Peter Calthorpe
ISBN : 1610910052
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 44. 84 MB
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“Cities are green” is becoming a common refrain. But Calthorpe argues that a more comprehensive understanding of urbanism at the regional scale provides a better platform to address climate change. In this groundbreaking new work, he shows how such regionally scaled urbanism can be combined with green technology to achieve not only needed reductions in carbon emissions but other critical economies and lifestyle benefits. Rather than just providing another checklist of new energy sources or one dimensional land use alternatives, he combines them into comprehensive national growth scenarios for 2050 and documents their potential impacts. In so doing he powerfully demonstrates that it will take an integrated approach of land use transformation, policy changes, and innovative technology to transition to a low carbon economy. To accomplish this Calthorpe synthesizes thirty years of experience, starting with his ground breaking work in sustainable community design in the 1980s following through to his current leadership in transit-oriented design, regional planning, and land use policy. Peter Calthorpe shows us what is possible using real world examples of innovative design strategies and forward-thinking policies that are already changing the way we live. This provocative and engaging work emerges from Calthorpe’s belief that, just as the last fifty years produced massive changes in our culture, economy and environment, the next fifty will generate changes of an even more profound nature. The book, enhanced by its superb four-color graphics, is a call to action and a road map for moving forward.

Architettura Della Citt

Author : Aldo Rossi
ISBN : 0262680432
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 22. 26 MB
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Aldo Rossi, a practicing architect and leader of the Italian architectural movement La Tendenza, is also one of the most influential theorists writing today. The Architecture of the City is his major work of architectural and urban theory. In part a protest against functionalism and the Modern Movement, in part an attempt to restore the craft of architecture to its position as the only valid object of architectural study, and in part an analysis of the rules and forms of the city's construction, the book has become immensely popular among architects and design students.

Innovations As Communication Processes A Legal Architecture For Governing Ideas In Business

Author : Annamari Turunen
ISBN : 9789524840019
Genre : Business communication
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Yhteenveto teoksen keskeisistä ajatuksista: Innovaatiot kommunikaatioprosesseina : oikeudellinen arkkitehtuuri ideoiden hallinnoimiseksi liiketoiminnassa.

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