Constructing Place

Constructing Place

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This book is a cutting edge study examining the attitudes to both nature and the built environment of the designer, the client and the society in which an intervention (be it architecture, landscape design or a piece of art) is made. The legacy of the Modernist view of nature and the environment is also addressed, and the degree to which such ideas continue to impinge on contemporary interventions is assessed.... virtual reality has great significance, for many of the same questions that can be asked about actual or. better yet, common-sense reality can ... may hold the scene that Coraghessan Boyle descnbed in his unusual story, it does, in fact: meet the cntena l developed in my discussion of place. The thiee youths in the story are sensitive to the compelling quality of Greasy Lake, They are caught up in its spint, anbsp;...

Title:Constructing Place
Author:Sarah Menin
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-02-24


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