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Metrofitting and being in the city

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remaking Cities : An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.Metrofitting is a diverse and necessarily enduring project of urban transformation that acknowledges the negative environmental impacts of unchecked...

Europe since 1970

Murray Fraser

Murray Fraser is Professor of Architecture and Global Culture at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, UK and Vice-Dean of Research for The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. He has published extensively on design, architectural history and theory, urbanism, post-colonialism and cultural studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...There are forty-six countries in Europe, sharing myriad influences and overlaps. The Second World War only ended in 1945, followed by the Cold War. On one side stood Capitalist Western Europe, protected by America: on the other were Eastern...

Indian Subcontinent, 1947 to Present

Kaiwan Mehta

KAIWAN MEHTA teaches architecture at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India, and is also currently Managing Editor of DOMUS India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...India’s independence from British colonial rule in 1947 was followed by partition between India (mainly Hindu) and Pakistan (Muslim); East Pakistan (Bangladesh from 1971) was Islamic; while Ceylon (Sri Lanka from 1972) was Buddhist. Due...