GeneroCity: generous versus generic : a new culture of more in French contemporary architecture
Actar, 2008 - Architecture - 646 pages
The concept of ]generosity] is explored through a selection of architectural works contributing to the city. These generous projects give new value to urban density, public space, and architectural ethics, creating new and unexpected uses for buildings and creating a base for cultural transformation. The featured French architects and collectives are known for their rich exchange of ideas and for creating innovative interfaces between buildings and city.
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