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In the build-up to our expert meeting 'designing the hybrid city', we asked our intern snoweria zhang to research the perspective of chinese architects on our subject matter how do chinese architects contemplate the role of digital media in urban design what challenges and opportunities do they see that are specific to. At the same time, today's headlines—from ferguson to baltimore, paris to johannesburg—resound with the need for frank dialogue about the structures and processes that affect the quality of life and livelihoods of urban residents issues of equity, inclusion, race, participation, access and ownership remain unresolved in. Axiological, and social significance this essay explores the implicit negotiation of pre-modernist, modernist, and post-modernist constructions of urban topoi, in the design aesthetic and model ordinances daniel r mandelker and william r ewald introduced in street graphics and the law1 their collaborative effort was.
Essay: urban parasites, data-driven urbanism, and the case for architecture', in architecture + urbanism (a+u), 2014:11 like some other mid-century modern design trades—such as furniture design, for instance—it is increasingly sidelined by the currently-rampant technology sector, whose propulsive. The articles were for architecture + urbanism (aka a+u) magazine and architectural design (aka ad) journal, and they covered a broader urban perspective the essay surveys three types of activities, and scenarios, demonstrating active citizens, noting some issues along the way, and then critiques the. City observer is udc's biannual journal which aims to create a conversation on cities and to collaboratively interrogate our urban world the journal is organized under the following sections/ columns- 1feature pieces- long (5000 words) and short (1600 words) descriptive essays on any topic relevant to city observer's.
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