URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

PUBLISHER
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 368 pgs / 200 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: SPRING 2013 p. 172   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9789064507519 FLAT40
LIST PRICE: $45.00 CDN $55.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

STAFF PICKS

We Go to the Gallery

Back to School!

15 staff picks for the new
school year!

  

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Building the Economic Backbone of the Belgian Welfare State

Infrastructure, Planning and Architecture 1945-1973

Published by nai010 publishers
Text by Michael Ryckewaert.

The introduction of a welfare state economy after 1945 profoundly changed the Belgian landscape, and government support for private home ownership resulted in widespread suburban sprawl. This book investigates the new infrastructural and financial backbone that supported this effort. The history of the construction of Belgium’s highway network, the establishment of consumer goods industries and the transformation of Brussels’ periphery into a metropolitan region appears to read as an account of economic policy and investment decisions. However, upon closer scrutiny, various urban models and architectural paradigms are seen to have left their mark on these endeavors. Phenomena such as the satellite town, the neighborhood unit, Le Corbusier’s usine verte, the British industrial park and American corporate architecture are all references in the various operations documented in the book. Building the Economic Backbone of the Belgian Welfare State highlights a crucial episode of postwar urbanization and planning, and puts the Belgian case in an international perspective.

Building the Economic Backbone of the Belgian Welfare State

in stock  $45.00


free shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

arrow forward

arrow back

print icon


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ARCHITECTURE

Binational Urbanism

BINATIONAL URBANISM

By Bernd Upmeyer.

VALIZ/TRANCITY

ISBN: 9789492095060 | US $26.50

Pub Date: 12/29/2015
Forthcoming


Weather in the City

WEATHER IN THE CITY

Text by Sanda Lenzholer.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081987 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Active | In stock


Informal Market Worlds: Reader

INFORMAL MARKET WORLDS: READER

Edited by Peter Mörtenböeck, Helge Mooshammer, Teddy Cruz, Fonna Forman.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081956 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Active | In stock


Informal Market Worlds: Atlas

INFORMAL MARKET WORLDS: ATLAS

Edited by Peter Mörtenböeck, Helge Mooshammer.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081949 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Active | In stock


Conflict in the City

CONFLICT IN THE CITY

Edited by Marco Allegra, Enrico Gualini, João Morais Mourato.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868593556 | US $37.50

Pub Date: 11/24/2015
Forthcoming


Images of the Body in Architecture

IMAGES OF THE BODY IN ARCHITECTURE

Edited by Kirsten Wagner, Jasper Cepl. Text by Claire Barbillon, Tobias Cheung, Günter Feuerstein, Tanja Jankowiak, Eckhard Leuschner, et al.

WASMUTH

ISBN: 9783803007315 | US $59.95

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Active | In stock


The Future of the Skyscraper

THE FUTURE OF THE SKYSCRAPER

Edited by Philip Nobel. Text by Bruce Sterling, Tom Vanderbilt, Matthew Yglesias, Diana Lind, Will Self, Emily Badger, Dickson Despommier. Illustrations selected by Michael Govan.

METROPOLIS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781938922787 | US $17.95

Pub Date: 6/23/2015
Active | In stock


Vacancy Studies

VACANCY STUDIES

Edited by Ronald Rietveld, et al.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081468 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 3/24/2015
Active | In stock


Smart about Cities

SMART ABOUT CITIES

Edited by Maarten Hajer, Ton Dassen. Text by Maarten Hajer.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081482 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 4/28/2015
Active | In stock


Dutch Dikes

DUTCH DIKES

Text by Eric-Jan Pleijster, Cees van der Veeken.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081512 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 3/24/2015
Active | In stock


Double Dutch

DOUBLE DUTCH

By Bernard Hulsman.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081604 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 3/24/2015
Active | In stock


Copy Paste

COPY PASTE

Text by Winy Maas, Felix Madrazo, Bernard Hulsman.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081642 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 12/29/2015
Forthcoming


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the artworld's favorite source for books on art and culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
155 Sixth Avenue
New York NY 10013
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2013 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com