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The City as Cultural and Technological Expression

Tom Verebes

Tom Verebes is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and tenured Professor in the School of Architecture & Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is also the Director of his practice, OCEAN CN, based in Hong Kong. He has been the director of the AA Visiting School Shanghai (2007–2018), and AA Visiting School in Shenzhen (2018). His former roles include Provost of Turenscape Academy (Beijing; Huangshan, Anhui Province), Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning (2011–2014) and Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong (2009–2016), Co-Director of the Design Research Lab at the AA in London, where he had taught from 1996 to 2009, and Guest Professor at Akademie der Buildenden Künste (ABK), Stuttgart (2004–2006). Recent visiting roles include Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor of Practice at RPI, Visiting Critic at Syracuse University, RMIT, Singapore University of Technology & Design, and the University of Tokyo. Among over 150 publications, he has published Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-first Century (Routledge, 2013), a guest-edited issue of Architectural Design entitled “Mass Customised Cities” (2015), and Shanghai Ten Folio (ORO, 2017). Verebes’ work has been exhibited in over 50 venues worldwide, and he has lectured extensively in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and the Middle East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... TOM VEREBES >THE CITY AS CULTURAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL EXPRESSION This chapter charts the historical and theoretical foundation for an understanding of the city as inherently dynamic and evolutionary in nature. Globalization is understood...

Definitions and fundamentals of urban design in culture

Ron Kasprisin

Ron Kasprisin, architect, urban planner, artist and academic, has over 40 years of professional practice experience, and 27 years of academic experience, now Professor Emeritus in Urban Design and Planning, College of Built Environments, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Ron is an accomplished and nationally recognized watercolor painter and teacher. He lives on Whidbey Island northwest of Seattle in Puget Sound, a part of the Salish Sea. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : The Composition of Complexity

Routledge, 2011

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... DEFINITIONS AND FUNDAMENTALS OF URBAN DESIGN IN CULTURE Iam amused at the many times I have been with urban design colleagues and the definition of urbandesign enters the dialogue—no consensus and lots of viewpoints. And that is a good...

Léon Krier

J. Michael Welton

J. Michael Welton writes about architecture, art, and design for national and regional publications. His news articles, feature stories, and op-ed criticisms have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Dwell, Architectural Record, Ocean Home Magazine, Metropolis, Interior Design, Inform, and the Raleigh News & Observer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Drawing from Practice : Architects and the Meaning of Freehand

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Léon Krier: Communicating Complex Information Resort in Paralimni. Léon Krier and Jamshid Sepehri; rendering by Jamshid Sepehri Editor’s note: When we asked Michael Graves to participate in this At this stage, the computer does...

Three City Design Challenges

Jonathan Barnett

Jonathan Barnett is a well-known, widely experienced city design practitioner who also teaches and writes about city design. He is a Fellow of the American Institure of Architects and also a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners. He is a Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning and former Director of the Urban Design Program at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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City Design : Modernist, Traditional, Green and Systems Perspectives

Routledge, 2016

Book chapter

... Three City Design Challenges Cities in developed countries are spreading out over farms and forests faster than current city designs can keep up; climate change has introduced a dangerous uncertainty into what once appeared...

Urban Design Paradigms

Jon Lang

Jon Lang, B.Arch (Rand), MRP, PhD (Cornell), is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where he has been since 1990. Prior to that he taught for 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He has published extensively on architectural theory, urban design, and architecture in India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : A Typology of Procedures and Products

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... A popular way in which the design fields categorize projects is by their form, their patterns, and the ideology that produced them. The many visions of what constitutes a good city can be grouped into a set of paradigms representing...

Canada and the United States since 1914

Rhodri Windsor Liscombe

Rhodri Windsor Liscombe is Professor Emeritus in Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michelangelo Sabatino

Michelangelo Sabatino is Professor of Architecture and Dean at the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Canada and the USA share a remarkably large and diverse geography and climate, with their relatively open border along the 49th Parallel reflecting economic, social and cultural overlap. The greatest differences lies in their scales...