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Ubicación Física: 721. / L596

Small scale big change : new architectures of social engagement /

Autor: Lepik, Andres.
Pié de imprenta: Basel, Switzerland : Birkhäuser, 2010.
Descripción: 139 p. il., fotos a color, planos.
ISBN: 3034605885.
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Resumen: In recent years, a desire for social change has provided a strong stimulus for the development of architecture. Rooted in the traditions of early modernism, a renewed belief in the social responsibility of architecture guides architects building in underserved communities around the globe. Their projects often schools, parks, housing projects, and infrastructural interventions are typically the result of close collaboration with members of the community and future users. They are located in impoverished urban and rural places and reveal an exciting change in the longstanding dialogue between architecture and ethics, wherein the architect's roles, methods, and responsibilities are all dramatically reconsidered. These architects address community need with innovative, low-budget, and responsibilities are all dramatically reconsidered. These architects address community needs with innovative, low-budget, and adaptable designs without sacrificing aesthetics. In these works, one also sees an expanded definition of sustainability encompassing large social and economic issues.

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In recent years, a desire for social change has provided a strong stimulus for the development of architecture. Rooted in the traditions of early modernism, a renewed belief in the social responsibility of architecture guides architects building in underserved communities around the globe. Their projects often schools, parks, housing projects, and infrastructural interventions are typically the result of close collaboration with members of the community and future users. They are located in impoverished urban and rural places and reveal an exciting change in the longstanding dialogue between architecture and ethics, wherein the architect's roles, methods, and responsibilities are all dramatically reconsidered. These architects address community need with innovative, low-budget, and responsibilities are all dramatically reconsidered. These architects address community needs with innovative, low-budget, and adaptable designs without sacrificing aesthetics. In these works, one also sees an expanded definition of sustainability encompassing large social and economic issues.

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