The Resource Against architecture, Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony, (ebook)

Against architecture, Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony, (ebook)

Label
Against architecture
Title
Against architecture
Statement of responsibility
Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With insight into the human side of architecture, this critical assessment displays the shortcomings of modern urban planning as an acclaimed architect issues a passionate charge against the celebrities of the current architectural world. the archistars. He argues that architecture has lost its way and its true function, as the archistars mold cityscapes to build their brand with no regard for the public good. More than a diatribe against the trade, La Cecla makes a call to rethink urban space and take the cities back from casino capitalism that has left a string of failed urban projects, such as the Sagrera of Barcelona and the expansion of Columbia University in New York City. Recounting his travels across the globe, La Cecla provides insights to aid in resisting the planners and to find the spirit of a place. These commentaries on the works of past and present masters of urban and landscape will take an important place in continued public discourse for years to come
Cataloging source
Midwest
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La Cecla, Franco
Dewey number
720.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • O'Mahony, Mairin
  • hoopla digital
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  • Architectural criticism
  • City planning
  • Architecture, Modern
Target audience
adult
Label
Against architecture, Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604866896
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330143
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11330143
System control number
MWT11330143
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Against architecture, Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604866896
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330143
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11330143
System control number
MWT11330143
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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