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Alluvium Dhaka, Bangladesh in the Crossroads of Water

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ISBN-10: 1941806864

ISBN-13: 9781941806869

Edition: 2015

Authors: James Timberlake, Stephen Kieran

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Imagine the most extreme urban environment on earth a place three times as dense as Manhattan, enveloped in a constant flow of water, beset by a relentless stream of rural migrants, plagued by annual monsoons, and threatened by climate change. A place where the very earth beneath your feet is constantly shifting from dry to wet, where categories like dry and wet in fact mean very little, since most of what exists is somewhere in between. This is Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh. Home to 14 million. Since 2007, architects Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake have directed a design-research laboratory on Dhaka for graduate students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. What…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: ORO Editions
Publication date: 8/15/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 12.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 5.346
Language: English

James Timberlake began his practice in Philadelphia in 1984. He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania.

Stephen Kieran began his practice in Philadelphia in 1984. He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania.