The Resource Against architecture, Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony, (electronic resource)

Against architecture, Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony, (electronic resource)

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Against architecture
Title
Against architecture
Statement of responsibility
Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony
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Language
eng
Summary
With insight into the human side of architecture, this critical assessment displays the shortcomings of modern urban planning as an acclaimed architect issues a passionate charge against the celebrities of the current architectural world: the “archistars. He argues that architecture has lost its way and its true function, as the archistars mold cityscapes to build their brand with no regard for the public good. More than a diatribe against the trade, La Cecla makes a call to rethink urban space and take the cities back from “casino capitalism that has left a string of failed urban projects, such as the Sagrera of Barcelona and the expansion of Columbia University in New York City. Recounting his travels across the globe, La Cecla provides insights to aid in resisting the planners and to find the spirit of a place. These commentaries on the works of past and present masters of urban and landscape will take an important place in continued public discourse for years to come
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
720.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
NA2599.5
LC item number
.C43 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Against architecture, Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony, (electronic resource)
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Against architecture, Franco la Cecla ; translated from the Italian by Mairin O'Mahony, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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multicolored
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ocn781538677
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604866919
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote

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