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Global built environment as a representation of realities [electronic resource] : why and how architecture should be the subject of worldwide comparison / edited by Aart Mekking and Eric Roose; with contributions by En-Yu Huang [et al.].

Publication:
Amsterdam : Pallas Publications, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (213 p.)
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Subjects:
Architecture -- Designs and plans.
Architecture, Modern.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This original study calls for every part of the built environment worldwide to be seen as a representation of a certain reality and as a new, meaningful combination, in the specific context of a concrete commission of architectural elements that were already there.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction. Breaking Boundaries: Towards a Global Theory of Architectural Representation; 1. The Architectural Representation of Reality; 2. The Architectural Representation of Islam; 3. The Architectural Representation of Paradise; 4. The Architectural Representation of Taboo; 5. The Architectural Representation of Diversity; List of Contributors; Classified Index
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Mekking, Aart.
Roose, Eric, 1967-
Huang, Enyu.
ISBN:
1-282-40163-7
9786612401633
90-485-0831-2
OCLC:
475551231