URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

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Actes Sud

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Hardcover, 8.25 x 9 in. / 412 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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Catalog: FALL 2010 p. 87   

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Ecological Living

What Architecture for a More Sustainable City?

Edited by Dominique Gauzin-Müller. Text by Marie-Hélène Contal, Jean-Pierre Ménard, Rafael Magrou.

The pioneers of ecological architecture today are necessarily researchers as much as architects, in any conventional sense of the term. Sustainability is the key criterion in this field, and ecologically sound solutions for the designs of homes are the key challenge (homes the most commonly built structure). Ecological Living assesses a selection of some recently built ecological habitats, collecting several built examples from a variety of French architects, examining precursors such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Alvar Aalto and Pierre Lajus, plus proposals for European architects and architecture students and inquiries into the ecological viability of detached housing and tower blocks. The book is structured in thematic chapters, such as "Why is Action So Urgent," "The Precursors of Eco-Responsible," "An International Panorama of the State of the Art" and "Into Action!"
Ecological Living

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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ARCHITECTURE

Formless

FORMLESS

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783467
USD $20.00
| CAN $27.95

Pub Date: 11/22/2013
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Europe City

EUROPE CITY

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784747
USD $29.00
| CAN $39.5

Pub Date: 11/25/2015
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The Air from Other Planets

THE AIR FROM OTHER PLANETS

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783931
USD $32.00
| CAN $42.5

Pub Date: 12/13/2013
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Place and Displacement Exhibiting Architecture

PLACE AND DISPLACEMENT EXHIBITING ARCHITECTURE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784167
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 7/25/2014
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Findings on Elasticity

FINDINGS ON ELASTICITY

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781487
USD $35.00
| CAN $47.5

Pub Date: 4/1/2010
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Ideas and Integrities

IDEAS AND INTEGRITIES

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781982
USD $29.90
| CAN $39.95

Pub Date: 10/29/2009
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City Riffs

CITY RIFFS

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785003
USD $29.00
| CAN $39.5

Pub Date: 5/22/2017
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The Other

THE OTHER

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784815
USD $38.00
| CAN $50

Pub Date: 8/25/2016
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And Now Ensemble!

AND NOW ENSEMBLE!

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783115
USD $28.00
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Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Ecological Urbanism

ECOLOGICAL URBANISM

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784679
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 6/29/2016
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Ethics of the Urban

ETHICS OF THE URBAN

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783818
USD $35.00
| CAN $47.5

Pub Date: 4/5/2017
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A Genealogy of Modern Architecture

A GENEALOGY OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783696
USD $40.00
| CAN $54

Pub Date: 11/25/2015
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