Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Architecture for a Changing World.

Steele James (editor)

1 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1854901737 / ISBN 13: 9781854901736
Verlag: Academy edition, London, 1992
Gebraucht Zustand: Very Good Hardcover
Verkäufer Ryans Books (Margate, Vereinigtes Königreich)

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 21. Dezember 2005

Anzahl: 1

Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 11,07 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 5,60 Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen


Academy edition 1992.; Large qto size book well illustrated, good /very good in dust jacket (the Aga Khan Award for Architecture) , 212 pages and over 280 illustrations. -heavy parcel; B&W Illustrations and Colour; 212 pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 4427

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Architecture for a Changing World.

Verlag: Academy edition, London

Erscheinungsdatum: 1992

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand:Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good

Über diesen Titel


Recent social, political and environmental upheavals have had a two-fold effect on the built environment in Third World countries. They have destroyed the traditional cultural structure in rural areas, which has led to homelessness and the marginalization of entire communities, and large-scale urbanization has become a powerful phenomenon of which the Islamic World is very much a part. Such global changes have had a dramatic impact on the jury for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, whose selections for 1992 are presented here. The projects selected this year, which address issues relevant to both the developing and developed world, are economically sustainable, humanistic solutions to difficult problems, and generate a new architectural language. They provide a valuable insight into an alternative design approach for both rural and urban environments. Essays by Suha Ozkan of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Mohammed Arkoun, Professor of Islamic Thought at the Sorbonne,Paris, and Arif Hasan, Pakistani architect and planner, place the projects within the context of the major social transition now underway, and an article by the late Hassan Fathy on Contemporaneity in the City provides a historical perspective. Each award-winning project is described in detail by Charles Moore and Selma al-Radi, and they are comparatively reviewed by James Steele, and a brief history of Samarkand, where the awards were presented, completes this volume.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.


Speciality in books of Irish Interest Literature and History

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers


Pre-payment required.
Most Major Credit Cards Accepted including American Express and Paypal
Postage extra at cost.
Books reserved for 7 days only.


Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Bankeinzug Vorauskasse Money Order PayPal Rechnung Bankwechsel Banküberweisung