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Architectural regionalism : collected writings on place, identity, modernity, and tradition. Vincent B. In this rapidly globalizing world, any investigation of architecture inevitably leads to considerations of regionalism. But despite its omnipresence in contemporary practice and theory, architectural regionalism remains a fluid concept, its historical development and current influence largely undocumented. This comprehensive reader brings together over 40 key essays illustrating the full range of ideas embodied by the term. Authored by important critics, historians, and architects such as Kenneth Frampton, Lewis Mumford, Sigfried Giedion, and Alan Colquhoun, Architectural Regionalismrepresents the history of regionalist thinking in architecture from the early twentieth century to today.

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Architectural regionalism : collected writings on place, identity, modernity, and tradition. Vincent B. In this rapidly globalizing world, any investigation of architecture inevitably leads to considerations of regionalism. But despite its omnipresence in contemporary practice and theory, architectural regionalism remains a fluid concept, its historical development and current influence largely undocumented. This comprehensive reader brings together over 40 key essays illustrating the full range of ideas embodied by the term.

Authored by important critics, historians, and architects such as Kenneth Frampton, Lewis Mumford, Sigfried Giedion, and Alan Colquhoun, Architectural Regionalismrepresents the history of regionalist thinking in architecture from the early twentieth century to today. These seminal textsmany of which are out of print and hard to locateare organized around themes that include regionalism and rapid modernization, modernism, historicism, regional planning, bioregionalism, and critical regionalism.

Also included are a small group of recent, previously unpublished essays that extend the notion of architectural regionalism into the future. Taken as a whole, the collection underscores the continuing relevance of the concept as it fosters thoughtful works that engage the senses, embody and express local cultural processes, promote environmental sustainability, and enhance people's awareness of the world around them.

Editor Vincent Canizaro's insightful introduction and his brief analysis of each essay guides readers through the lively debate surrounding this topic, making this the definitive reference on architectural regionalism for faculty, students, and practitioners in design and design-related fields.

Regionalism and lnvention. Canizaro is an assistant professor of architecture at the University of Texas, San Antonio. As a practicing architect, Canizaro focuses on site-specific, sustainable, and community-based design and landscape.

Architectural regionalism : collected writings on place, identity, modernity, and tradition Vincent B. Architectural regionalism: collected writings on place, identity, modernity, and tradition.

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Architectural Regionalism

January 18, -- Dr. The book brings together more than 40 articles or book excerpts from seminal figures in architectural regionalism, stretching from the early part of the 20th century to the present. The book further considers Regionalism in an international context, particularly the developing world, through the writings of Suha Ozkan Middle East , Balkrishna Doshi India , and Kenza Boussora Algeria. The texts included in the book, many of which are out of print, are organized into 8 chapters revolving around several themes including regionalism and rapid modernization, modernism, historicism, regional planning, bioregionalism, and critical regionalism. Also included are a small group of recent, previously unpublished essays that extend the notion of architectural regionalism into the future. It must foster connectedness to that place and be a response to the needs of local life, not in spite of global concerns and possibilities, but in order to better take advantage of them. And as such, the promise of regionalism in architecture is to re-embed us in the reality and diversity of our local places — critically and comfortably

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Architectural regionalism : collected writings on place, identity, modernity, and tradition

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