By Ariane Lourie Harrison
As architects and architects, we fight to reconcile ever expanding environmental, humanitarian, and technological calls for put on our initiatives. Our new geological period, the Anthropocene, marks people because the greatest environmental strength in the world and means that traditional anthropocentric ways to layout needs to accommodate a extra advanced knowing of the interrelationship among structure and environment
Here, for the 1st time, editor Ariane Lourie Harrison collects the essays of architects, theorists, and sustainable designers that jointly offer a framework for a posthuman figuring out of the layout setting. An introductory essay defines the most important phrases, suggestions, and precedents for a posthuman method of structure, and 9 totally illustrated case stories of structures from worldwide show how matters raised in posthuman thought supply wealthy terrain for modern structure, making conception concrete. via assembling a number voices throughout assorted fields, from city geography to severe thought to layout practitioners, this anthology deals a source for layout execs, educators, and scholars looking to grapple the ecological mandate of our present interval.
Case experiences include paintings via Arakawa and Gins, Arons en Gelauff, Casagrande, The dwelling, Minifie van Schaik, R & Sie (n), SCAPE, Studio Gang, and xDesign.
Essayists include Gilles Clément, Matthew Gandy, Francesco Gonzáles de Canales, Elizabeth Grosz, Simon man, Seth Harrison, N. Katherine Hayles, Ursula Heise, Catherine Ingraham, Bruno Latour, William J. Mitchell, Matteo Pasquinelli, Erik Swyngedouw, Sarah Whatmore, Jennifer Wolch, Cary Wolfe, and Albena Yaneva
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