City as Landscape: A Post-postmodern View of Design and Planning

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Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Architecture - 248 pages
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In twenty essays, this book covers aspects of planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, park and garden design. Their approach, described as post-postmodern, is a challenge to the 'anything goes' eclecticism of the merely postmodern.
  

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Contents

Postpostmodernism
3
Design and planning methods
11
it is a landscape
21
Patterns in use footprints in the sand
38
GIS structuralism the birth the death and the life of planning
51
CDplans
64
Metaphorical plans
79
Ecocity plans
91
The tragedy of feminine planning and design
132
LANDSCAPE DESIGN
139
The blood of philosopherkings
141
Studio craft
154
OPEN SPACE PLANNING
159
Parks and boundless space
179
Harlequin space
189
Greenways and otherways
199

URBANISM
99
Architecture language and the environment
101
Context and design
108
Deconstructing the constructive professions
121
Reading Pare de la Villette
208
Revolutions in the garden
217
REFERENCES
238
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