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UIA-Kongress 2002

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ISBN-10: 3764367520

ISBN-13: 9783764367527

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Authors: Vassilis Sgoutas, Kaspar Kraemer

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Under the heading Resource Architecture, architects and other professionals participating in the UIA in Berlin will discuss the responsibility they bear when designing our environment and the ability they have to promote sustainable building in an international context. This Congress report formulates the aims for a global discussion on architecture, urban planning and landscape design. Literally hundreds of contributions from internationally know personalities from politics, science, economics, culture, and architecture provide an interdisciplinary overview of the facts, solutions and future perspectives.
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List price: $45.00
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.63" wide x 11.00" long x 0.72" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Forewords / Vorworte
Vassilis Sgoutas President Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA)
Kaspar Kraemer President Bund Deutscher Architekten BDA
Andreas Gottlieb Hempel President of the Congress
Resource Architecture--Contributions. Statements. Questions by the Scientific Committee / Ressource Architektur--Beitrage. Statements. Fragen des Wissenschaftlichen Komitees
Reflections on the Theme of the XXI World Congress of Architecture / Gedanken zum Thema des XXI. Architektur-Weltkongresses
The Image of Planet Earth--Reflections on Architectre as Part of a Global Environmental Policy / Das Bild der Erde--Uberlegungen zur Architektur als Teil einer Welt-Umweltpolitik
10 Questions by the Scientific Committee to the XXI World Congress of Architecture UIA Berlin 2002 / 10 Fragen des Wissenschaftlichen Komitees an den XXI. Architektur-Weltkongress UIA Berlin 2002
Urban Societies--Dialogue between Civilisations / Stadt und Gesellschaft--Dialog der Zivilisationen
Introduction / Einfuhrung
The Challenges of Sustainable Urbanisation
Typology and Conformity to Natural Laws of "Chaotic City" Development (Tokyo, New York)
Sustainable Cities: A Strategy for a Post-Terrorized World
Layering of a Spontaneous City over a Planned One--Case of Nairobi's Central Business District (CBD)
Future Perspectives of Asian Urban Societies
Regional versus Global--Singapore Experience
The New Economy and the City Image
Urban Spaces in Latin America--Recent Projects
City seeks Dialogue--From the Stadtforum (City Forum) to Cooperative Development Planning
Capitalist Realism
The Community Development Corporation as a Nucleus for a Civil Society
New Urbanism in the USA and Urban Design Reform in Europe: Common Ground, Differences and Contradictions
The Built and the Natural--Dialogue between Disciplines / Natur und gebaute Umwelt--Dialog der Disziplinen
Introduction / Einfuhrung
Eco-City: The Philosophy of Symbiosis--From the Age of Machine to the Age of Life
The Ecological Design of Large Buildings and Large Sites
Interstitial Landscapes as Resources--A Few Thoughts about a Tactical Approach to Urban Intervention
Fastland--Urban Landscape in Condition of its Disposal
Resource Region: Regionalpark Mitteldeutschland
Negotiating Margins, Reclaiming Peripheries--The "Wilderness" Imperative in Architecture and Urban Design
Center as Periphery: Studies to Revitalization of Traditional Downtown Areas
Land and Democracy
The Art of the Feasible--The Role of Construction in Architecture
Working at Three Scales
Innovation and Tradition--Dialogue between Cultures / Innovation und Tradition--Dialog der Kulturen
Introduction / Einfuhrung
The City of 2030--Network and Processes
Innovation and Tradition
Idensity: Public Space in the Information/Communication Age
Architecture and the Information Era
Back in the Driver's Seat--How Architects can Regain their Renaissance Role
Architects in Time and Space: Understanding Sustainability
Tradition and Innovation--The Evolution of Regional Architecture in China
Architecture of Russia in the Epoch of Globalization
The Modernisation of Old Buildings and the Preservation of Historic Monuments--The Irish Experience
Processes of Transformation in the "New Cities" of Siberia--The City Angarsk
Architecutral Politics of Belated Modernity: Re-Traditionalizing the Islamic World
The Eureka Tower
Space and Identity--Architecture as the Focus of Social Value Systems / Raum und Identitat--Architektur als Fokus der Gesellschaftlichen Wertorientierung
Introduction / Einfuhrung
Global Movements and New Resources: a Planners Perspective
Globalization and Regionality
Globalization and Identity in Architecture
The Americanization of the New Berlin
An Event City--A Pandora's Box
Citytainment--Staging the City and Public Space
A New Naturalism (6 Micromanifests)
The Virtual-Physical Nexus: Future City Scenarios for the Arab World
The Multi-Layered City--An Alternative Urban Design Paradigm
Reflections on Architecture--Identity of Space as a Resource
Towards Zero-Energy Urban Infrastructures
Architects and Architecture for a New World
Holism and the Sacredness of Shelter--A Southern African Experience
The Innovation of Innovations: Works of Architecture in 2030
Designing and Building in the Tropics
Index of Chairpersons and Speakers of the XXI World Congress of Architecture / Verzeichnis der Moderatoren und Redner des XXI. Architektur-Weltkongresses