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Title Loose-fit architecture : designing buildings for change / guest-edited by Alex Lifschutz
Published Oxford : John Wiley & Sons, 2017
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Description 1 online resource ( 144 pages) : color illustrations, color plans
Series Profile ; number 249
Architectural design ; volume 87, number 05
Profile (Chichester, England) ; no. 249
Architectural design (London, England : 1971) ; v. 87, no. 5
Contents About the guest-editor / Alex Lifschutz -- Long life, Loose fit, low energy / Alex Lifschutz -- Back to the future: the everyday built environment in a phase of transition / John Habraken -- Learning from the West Coast: Long-Termism and Change: an interview with Stewart Brand / Peter Murray -- NEUBAU: Flexible self-build cities in German / Anne-Julchen Bernhardt and Jörg Leeser -- Japanese innovation in adaptable homes / Kazunobu Minami -- Adaptability: a low-carbon strategy / Simon Sturgis -- Four decades of open building implementation: realising individual agency in architectural infrastructures designed to last / Stephen Kendall -- The fetish of flexibility: Farrell/Grimshaw Partnership, 125 Park Road, London / Edwin Heathcote -- Flexible architecture for evolving work practices / Despina Katsikakis -- System separation: a fitting strategy for future development / Giorgio Macchi -- Dead and dying shopping malls, re-inhabited / Ellen Dunham-Jones and June Williamson -- Shaping Mexico City: evolutionary housing for low-income urban families / Andrea Martin and Jorge Andrade -- Educational innovation through building adaptation / Alexi Marmot -- Revolution and evolution: the Architectural Association / Clare Wright -- Continuity and change: challenging the disposable Chinese city / Renee Y. Chow -- Self-build and change: Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong / Ian Lambot -- Designing landscapes for change: Albertopolis / Kim Wilkie -- Mixing up the Mediterranean model: architecture amid urban flux / Luca Molinari
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Brand, Stewart.
Architectural design.
Motion in architecture.
Architecture and technology.
Architecture and society.
Sustainable buildings -- Designs and plans.
Architecture, Modern -- Designs and plans.
Genre/Form Architectural drawings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lifschutz, Alex, editor, author
Habraken, N. J., author
Brand, Stewart, interviewee
Murray, Peter, 1944- interviewer, author
Bernhardt, Anne, author
Sturgis, Simon, author
Heathcote, Edwin, author
Dunham-Jones, Ellen, 1959- author
Williamson, June, author
Martín, Andrea (Martín Chávez), author
Andrade Narvaez, Jorge, author
Marmot, Alexi, author
Chow, Renee Y., 1955- author
Lambot, Ian, author
Wilkie, Kim, author
Molinari, Luca, author
ISBN 9781119152651 (electronic bk.)
1119152658 (electronic bk.)