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Title Building/art / editors, Andrew King, Jocelyne Belisle, and Lawrence Eisler ; Lawrence Eisler, photographic essayist ; Gregory Elgstrand [and others], literary essayists ; ordA/Affleck + de la Riva Architects [and others], architectural essayists
Published Calgary, Alta. : University of Calgary Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (168 pages) : illustrations (some color), plans, portraits
Summary This book discusses changing ideas about the nature and function of the city as an essential cultural network, one that each of its inhabitants participates in, whether consciously or unconsciously. The city acts as a backdrop to everyday life and influences the ways in which individuals interact with a greater cultural community. How would life be different for us as individuals if we lived in a different kind of city? What interventions can be made at an architectural level to make our city a more engaging place to live? In this theoretical discussion and visual display of urbanism, vital connections are made between modernism as an international movement and its manifestations in Canadian architecture. With contributions from experts in diverse fields of inquiry, the book offers a discussion of the dynamic relationship between form and culture in word and picture
Notes Essays based on the architectural component of the Artcity Festival 2001, held in Calgary, Alta
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 167)
Notes Print version record
Subject Architectural design.
Architecture, Domestic.
Architecture, Modern.
Form Electronic book
Author Belisle, Jocelyne, 1970-
Eisler, Lawrence, 1961-
King, Andrew, 1962-
Artcity Festival (2001 : Calgary, Alta.)
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