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By Ariane Lourie Harrison

ISBN-10: 0415506182

ISBN-13: 9780415506182

ISBN-10: 0415506190

ISBN-13: 9780415506199

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 on this planet and means that traditional anthropocentric methods to layout needs to accommodate a extra complicated 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 atmosphere. An introductory essay defines the major phrases, innovations, and precedents for a posthuman method of structure, and 9 absolutely illustrated case stories of structures from all over the world display how concerns raised in posthuman conception offer wealthy terrain for modern structure, making thought concrete. through assembling quite a number voices throughout diversified fields, from city geography to serious idea to layout practitioners, this anthology bargains a source for layout pros, educators, and scholars trying to grapple the ecological mandate of our present interval.

Case stories include paintings through 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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