Ecological urbanism /

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Imprint:Baden, Switzerland : Lars Müller Publishers, c2010.
Description:655 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Subject:Urban ecology (Sociology)
City planning.
Environmental degradation.
Sustainable development.
City planning.
Environmental degradation.
Sustainable development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Format: E-Resource Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Mostafavi, Mohsen (Architect)
Doherty, Gareth.
Harvard University. Graduate School of Design.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Why ecological urbanism? Why now? / Mohsen Mostfavi
  • Anticipate : Advancement versus apocalypse / Rem Koolhaas ; Zeekracht / OMS ; Mumbai on my mind: some thought on sustainability / Homi K. Bhabha ; Urban earth: Mumbai / Daniel Raven-Ellison and Kye Askins ; Notes on the third ecology / Sanford Kwinter ; Social inequality and climate change / Ulrich Beck ; For a post-environmentalism: seven suggestions for a new Athens charter and the weak metropolis / Andrea Branzi ; Weak work: Andrea Branzi's "Weak metropolis" and the projective potential of an "ecological urbanism" / Charles Waldheim
  • From "sustain" to "ability" / JDS Architects ; Forty years later: back to a sub-lunar earth / Bruno Latour
  • Collaborate : Art fieldwork / Guiliana Bruno ; Ecological urbanism and/as urban metaphor / Lawrence Buell ; Black and white in green cities / Lizabeth Cohen ; The return of nature / Preston Scott Cohen and Erika Naginski ; Urban ecological practices: Félix Guattari's Three ecologies / Verena Andermatt Conley ; Retrofitting the city / Leland D. Cott ; Productive urban environments / Margaret Crawford
  • Sense : The city for the perspective of the nose / Sissel Tolaas ; Urban earth: Mexico City / Daniel Raven-Ellison ; CitySense: an urban-scale sensor network / Matt Welsh and Josh Bers ; Eat love / Marije Vogelzang ; Self-engineering ecologies / Christine Outram, Assaf Biderman, and Carlo Ratti ; There's more to green than meets the eye: green urbanism in Bahrain / Gareth Doherty ; Play me, I'm yours / Luke Jerram ; Mapping Main Street / Jesse Shapins, ... [et al.]
  • Curate : Curating resources / Niall Kirkwood ; The sea and monsoon within: a Mumbai manifesto / Anuradha Mathur and Dilip de Cunha ; Transcendent eco-cities or urban ecological security? Mike Hodson and Simon Marvin ; New waterscapes for Singapore / Herbert Dreiseitl ; To raise the water level in a fishpond / Zhang Huan ; Envisioning ecological cities / Mitchell Joachim ; Return to nature / Sandi Hilal, Alessandro Petti and Eyal Weizman ; Harmonia 57 / Triptyque ; Grounding a sustainable urban strategy / Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates ; Center Street Plaza / Hood Design
  • Produce : Energy sub-structure, supra-structure, infra-structure / D. Michelle Addington ; Wave Farm / Pelamis Wave Power Ltd. ; CR Land Guanganmen Green Technology showroom / Vector Architects ; Aux Fermes, Citoyens! / Dorothée Imbert ; Local river: home storage unit for fish and greens / Mathieu Lehanneur with Anthony van den Bossche ; Soft cities / KVA MATx ; The ZEDfactory / Bill Dunster ; Logroño eco-city / MVRDV ; The big-foot revolution / Kongjian Yu ; La Tour vivante, eco-tower / soa architectes
  • Collaborate : Management challenges in urban transformation: organizing to learn / Amy C. Edmondson ; Air purification in cities / David Edwards ; Social justice and ecological urbanism / Susan S. Fainstein ; Governing the ecological city / Gerald E. Frug ; Underground future / Peter Galison ; Temperate and bounded / Edward Glaeser ; Bioinspired adaptive architecture and sustainability / Donald E. Ingbar
  • Interact : Urban ecology and the arrangement of nature in urban regions / Richard T.T. Forman ; The agency of ecology / Chris Reed ; New York City infrastructure / Christoph Niemann ; Redefining infrastructure / Pierre Bélanger ; User-generated urbanism / Rebar ; Situating urban ecological experiments in public space / Alexander J. Felson and Linda Pollack ; A holistic view of the urban phenomenon / Barcelona Urban Ecology Agency ; Gwanggy New City Park System / Yoonjin Park and Jungyoon Kim (PARKKIM) ; A methodology for urban innovation / Alfonso Vegara, Mark Dwyer and Aaron Kelley ; Greenmetropolis / Henri Bava, ... [et al.]
  • Mobilize : Mobility, infrastructure, and society / Richard Sommer ; Sustainable urban mobility through light electric vehicles / William J. Mitchell ; Sustainable mobility in action / Federico Parolotto ; Sustaining the city in the face of advanced marginality / Loïc Wacquant ; A general theory of sustainable urbanism / Andrés Duany ; The political ecology of ecological urbanism / Paul Robbins ; The SynCity urban energy system model / Niels Schulz, ... [et al.] ; Oil city: petro-landscapes and sustainable futures / Michael Watts ; Niger Delta oil fields / Ed Kashi ; The upway / Rafael Viñoly ; GSD RESEARCH: Nairobi Studio / Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron
  • Measure : Five ecological challenges for the contemporary city / Stefano Boeri ; Revolutionizing architecture / Jeremy Rifkin ; The canary project / Susannah Sayler ; "Perfomalism": environmental metrics and urban design / Susannah Hagan ; Nature culture / Kathryn Moore ; Investigating the importance of customized energy model inputs: a case study of Gund Hall / Holly A. Wasilowski and Christoph F. Reinhart ; Perception of urban density / Vicky Cheng and Koen Steemers ; London's estuary region / Sir Terry Farrell ; Urban earth: London / Daniel Raven-Ellison ; Sustainability initiatives in London / Camilla Ween ; Moving beyond LEED: evaluating green at the urban scale / Thomas Schroepfer ; Landscapes of specialization / Bill Rankin ; GSD RESEARCH: Half a million trees: prototyping sites and systems for sustainable cities / Kristin Frederickson and Gary Hilderbrand ; SlaveCity / Atelier Van Lieshout ; EcoBox/self-managed eco-urban network / atelier d'architecture autogérée ; Temporary urban scene: beach on the moon / Ecosistema Urbano
  • Collaborate : Comfort and carbon footprint / Alex Krieger ; Ecological urbanism and health equity: an ecosocial perspective / Nancy Krieger ; Nature, infrastructures, and the urban condition / Antoine Picon ; Sustainability and lifestyle / Spiro Pollalis ; Ecological urbanism and the landscape / Martha Schwartz ; Old Dark / John Stilgoe ; Religious studies and ecological urbanism / Donald K. Swearer ; Ecological urbanism and East Asian literature / Karen Thornber
  • Adapt : Insurgent ecologies: (re)claiming ground in landscape and urbanism / Nina-Marie Lister
  • Performative wood: integral computational design for a climate-responsive timber surface structure / Achim Menges ; Shrinking Gotham's footprint / Laurie Kerr ; Adaptivity in architecture / Hoberman Associates, Ziggy Drozdowski and Shawn Gupta ; GSD RESEARCH: Climate change, water, land development, and adaptation: planning with uncertainty (Almere, the Netherlands) Armanado Carbonell, Martin Zogran, and Dirk Sijmons
  • Incubate : Balances and challenges of integrated practice / Toshiko Mori The luxury of reduction: on the role of architecture in ecological urbanism / Matthias Sauerbruch ; Bank of America / Cook+Fox Architects ; GSD RESEARCH: A place in heave, a place in hell: tactical operations in São Paolo / Christian Werthmann, Fernando de Mello Franco and Byron Stigge ; In situ: site specificity in sustainable architecture / Anja Thierfelder and Matthias Schuler ; Progetto bioclimatico / Mario Cucinella ; Wangzhuang eco-city of agriculture / Arup ; Ecosystemic master planning, DISEZ region, Senegal / ecoLogicStudio ; Vegetal city: dreaming the green utopia / Luc Schuiten ; Verticalism (the future of the skyscraper) / Iñaki Ábalos ; Urban prototypes / Raoul Bunschoten ; Taiwan Strait climate change incubator / Chora Architecture and Urbanism
  • The city / Ian McHarg
  • Ecological urbanism conference blog.