URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

PUBLISHER
nai010 publishers

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 100 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

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Catalog: SPRING 2010 p. 118   

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ISBN 9789056627256 FLAT40
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Visionary Cities

12 Reasons for Claiming the Future of our Cities

Edited and with text by Winy Maas and The Why Factory.

Recognizing that our civic responsibilities towards our environments have drastically increased, Visionary Cities ambitiously sets the agenda for the city of the future. Amid crippling bureaucracies and economic crises, present-day thinking on city design remains woefully inadequate, and this first publication in NAi's Future Cities Series announces 12 civic issues that are in need of transformation through the researches of The Why Factory, a global urban-studies thinktank operated in part by the Delft University of Technology. These issues include: “The Solitary (Our Dreams are Undermining the City)”; “The Iconic (Our Idols Have Been Compromised)”; “The Fun (We Are Having Too Much Fun)”; “The Cautious (Being Careful Is Killing Us)”; “The Poor (Slums Are Growing Bigger Than The Cities They Are Part Of”; and “The Future (Our Future Is Being Imagined Without Us).” A howl against civic impotence and the apathy of citizens in the face of incompetence and decay, Visionary Cities makes a manifesto of these and other topics to loudly demand large-scale change on a collective rather than individual level. In an afterword, Winy Maas, of the innovative Dutch architecture firm MVRDV, argues that architecture possesses a visionary dimension waiting to be applied to the cities of the future.
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We Want World Wonders

WE WANT WORLD WONDERS

Edited by Winy Maas.

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Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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Barba

BARBA

Text by Winy Maas, Ulf Hackauf, Adrien Ravon, Patrick Healy.

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ISBN: 9789462082533
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Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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Copy Paste

COPY PASTE

Text by Winy Maas, Felix Madrazo, Bernard Hulsman.

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ISBN: 9789462081642
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Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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Green Dream

GREEN DREAM

Text by Winy Maas, Pirjo Haikola, Ulf Hackauf, John Thackara.

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ISBN: 9789056628628
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Pub Date: 8/31/2014
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City Shock

CITY SHOCK

Text by Winy Maas, Felix Madrazo.

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ISBN: 9789462080072
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Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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The Vertical Village

THE VERTICAL VILLAGE

Edited and with text by Winny Mass. Interviews with Alfredo Brillemburg, Hubert Klumpner, Lieven De Cauter, Peter Trummer

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ISBN: 9789056628444
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Pub Date: 2/29/2012
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The Why Factory and The Future City

THE WHY FACTORY AND THE FUTURE CITY

Text by Winy Maas, Kristin Feireiss, Ole Bouman, Wouter Vanstiphout, Michiel Riedijk, Jacob van Rijs, Nathalie de Vries.

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ISBN: 9789056627812
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Pub Date: 8/31/2011
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Absolute Leisure

ABSOLUTE LEISURE

Text by Winy Maas, Alexander Sverdlov, Felix Madrazo, The Why Factory.

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ISBN: 9789056627669
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Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Hong Kong Fantasies

HONG KONG FANTASIES

Text by Winy Maas, et al.

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ISBN: 9789056627645
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Pub Date: 3/31/2012
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Green Dream

GREEN DREAM

Text by Winy Maas, John Thackara.

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ISBN: 9789056627416
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Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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Visionary Cities

VISIONARY CITIES

Edited and with text by Winy Maas and The Why Factory.

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ISBN: 9789056627256
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Pub Date: 3/31/2010
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ARCHITECTURE

City Riffs

CITY RIFFS

By Richard Plunz.

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ISBN: 9783037785003
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Pub Date: 5/22/2017
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Buckminster Fuller: Ideas and Integrities

BUCKMINSTER FULLER: IDEAS AND INTEGRITIES

By R. Buckminster Fuller.

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ISBN: 9783037781982
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Pub Date: 10/29/2009
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Findings on Elasticity

FINDINGS ON ELASTICITY

By Hester Aardse, Astrid Baalen.

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ISBN: 9783037781487
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Pub Date: 4/1/2010
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Place and Displacement Exhibiting Architecture

PLACE AND DISPLACEMENT EXHIBITING ARCHITECTURE

Edited by Thordis Arrhenius.

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ISBN: 9783037784167
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Pub Date: 7/25/2014
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The Air from Other Planets

THE AIR FROM OTHER PLANETS

By Sean Lally.

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ISBN: 9783037783931
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Pub Date: 12/13/2013
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Europe City

EUROPE CITY

By Diane Grey.

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ISBN: 9783037784747
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Pub Date: 11/25/2015
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Formless

FORMLESS

Edited by Garrett Ricciardi.

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ISBN: 9783037783467
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Pub Date: 11/22/2013
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Other Space Odysseys

OTHER SPACE ODYSSEYS

By Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini.

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ISBN: 9783037781937
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Pub Date: 5/1/2010
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Experimental Preservation

EXPERIMENTAL PRESERVATION

Edited by Jorge Otero-Pailos.

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ISBN: 9783037784921
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Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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SQM

SQM

Edited by Joseph Grima, Andrea Bagnato, Tamar Shafrir.

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ISBN: 9783037784532
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Pub Date: 2/10/2015
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Tabula Plena

TABULA PLENA

Edited by Bryony Roberts.

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ISBN: 9783037784914
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Pub Date: 7/25/2016
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Digital Materiality in Architecture

DIGITAL MATERIALITY IN ARCHITECTURE

By Fabio Gramazio.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781227
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Pub Date: 10/21/2008
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