The Resource Local architecture : building place, craft, and community, by Brian MacKay-Lyons ; edited by Robert McCarter

Local architecture : building place, craft, and community, by Brian MacKay-Lyons ; edited by Robert McCarter

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Local architecture : building place, craft, and community
Title
Local architecture
Title remainder
building place, craft, and community
Statement of responsibility
by Brian MacKay-Lyons ; edited by Robert McCarter
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Language
eng
Summary
"In architecture, as in food, local is an idea whose time has come. Of course, the idea of an architecture that responds to site; draws on local building traditions, materials, and crafts; and strives to create a sense of community is not recent. Yet, the way it has evolved in the past few years in the hands of some of the world's most accomplished architects is indeed defining a new movement. From the rammed-earth houses of Rick Joy and Pacific Northwest timber houses of Tom Kundig, to the community-built structures of Rural Studio and Francis Kere, designers everywhere are championing an architecture that exists from, in, and for a specific place. The stunning projects, presented here in the first book to examine this global shift, were featured at the thirteenth and final Ghost conference held in 2011, organized by Nova Scotia architect, educator, and local practitioner Brian MacKay-Lyons. The result is the most complete collection of contemporary regionalist architecture available, with essays by early proponents of the movement, including Kenneth Frampton, Juhani Pallasmaa, and Pritzker Prize-winning architect Glenn Murcutt"--
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Illustrations
  • illustrations
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Index
no index present
LC call number
NA2542.35
LC item number
.L63 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Local architecture : building place, craft, and community, by Brian MacKay-Lyons ; edited by Robert McCarter
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Local architecture : building place, craft, and community, by Brian MacKay-Lyons ; edited by Robert McCarter
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Brian MacKay-Lyons -- Introduction: Seeing the World Whole / Tom Fisher -- Critical Regionalism Revisited / Kenneth Frampton -- Architecture and Human Nature: A Call for a Sustainable Metaphor / Juhani Pallasmaa -- From the Beginning: Thirteen Questions / Glenn Murcutt, in discussion with Juhani Pallasmaa -- Projects -- Constructing and Caring for Place / Robert McCarter -- Construction and Composition, Concept Versus Craft / Peter Buchanan -- The Urgency of Ghost 13: Ideas in Things / Essy Baniassad -- Learning to Think / Ingrid Helsing Almaas -- Beauty and Value/Ghost 13 / Christine Macy -- Afterword: The Artist, the Artisan, the Activist / Brain MacKay-Lyons and Robert McCarter
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Dimensions
27 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781616891282
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014007907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)874835344

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