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EXPANDING DISCIPLINARITY IN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE: DESIGNING FROM THE ROOM TO THE CITY. Tom Holbrook. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, 2016. Copyright 2017. Design Research in Architecture. 172 pp. with 231 ills. (174 col.). 22 x 24 cm. LC 2016-8429 ISBN 9781472481733 In English.
Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 175487. Publisher's description: Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice presents an argument for the role of an architect as a generalist with a particular ability to bring spatial intelligence to bear on the significant issues of planning, settlement, and identity. The book draws on strategy and planning, landscape, infrastructure, urbanism, historical conservation, and interpretation, architecture, and the creative reuse of existing structures to encourage you to incorporate a holistic approach to your designs. Tracing a series of projects developed by his practice 5th Studio, author Tom Holbrook argues the critical importance of involving spatial practitioners in large scale strategies and designs to combine interdisciplinary thinking and concrete experience of buildings. The book incorporates interviews with prominent figures in the field of architecture, eleven UK case studies, and over 200 beautiful illustrations including the author's own award-winning designs. With twenty years of evolving practical experience, together with associated research, teaching, and writing, Holbrook shows you how a participatory infrastructure creates a crucial bridge between strategic thinking and the reality of the built environment.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Post-2000 — Architecture, Jewelry
Plans: 73,55
Worldwide Number: 175488
Paperbound $69.95    

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