All Over the Map

PDF EBook by Michael Sorkin

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All Over the Map is an urgent response to the radical changes in contemporary architecture and the built environment witnessed in the twenty- PDFfirst century. All Over the Map PDF EBook Characteristically polemic, incisive and energetic, these essays explore pressing questions of architectural and urban design, and critical issues of public space and participation. From New York to New Orleans, the Amazon to Jerusalem, Sorkin brings a critical eye to bear on a sweeping range of subjects.

Whether castigating the sorry performance of the architectural avant-garde, considering the nature of place in globalized culture, or providing mock instructions for entering a high-security environment, these writings make a powerful and provocative case for architecture and urban design to re-engage with the lives and societies from which they have become increasingly detached. Like this book? Read online this: Architectural Drafting and Design, I racconti di Pietroburgo.

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