Grand Urban Rules is a tribute to the city’s will to form, manifest in its vast number of steering regimes. The book contains a total of significant ingredients for. Grand Urban Rules is a tribute to the city’s will to form, manifest in its vast number of ISBN | november | uitverkocht | Alex Lehnerer. Grand Urban Rules has 16 ratings and 1 review: Published by NAI Publishers, pages, Hardcover.

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Sean Billy marked it as to-read Nov 12, Want to Read saving…. The results are thematic formats that can be read as critical discursive urban projects, both as lehberer and pedagogy, but never obliged to only one single scale.

Grand Urban Rules

Can llehnerer expand more on that idea? This book does something to redress the balance, looking at rules as products of human culture and as conduits of beauty and creativity. The book does us the great service of drawing to our attention the apparatus of rules, that invisible armature around which our cities are spun, which has rarely been the subject of such a wide-ranging examination.

But I think somehow the American city is the one city type, to generalize, where we can see, in the past, lessons about where a lot of cities outside the U. Petra Korpar marked it as to-read Feb 01, Then there are rules that I like because they are just so weird. The city alexx the one big project of society and therefore naturally challenges architecture as a cultural project.


Chair of Architecture and Urban Design Asst. In the book, you talk a lot about the push and pull between public and private interests and how they have impacted urban planning over time. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In terms of the operational business of architecture and urban design, as an urban designer, and having done large-scale projects, that we can learn a lot from how cities adapt to uncertainty. Peter added it Jan 26, Nomimi is currently reading it Jul 29, Nina rated it really liked it Oct 08, In this third typology, between the big and the small, theory and project, sign and object, the alrx reality of architecture develops its truly striking potential.

GRAND URBAN RULES – Paperback edition | Alex Lehnerer, Joost Grootens (design) |

Lukas Kulikauskas marked it as to-read Dec 29, Jonathan Kendall rated it it was amazing Dec 31, I created Averuni because I wanted to make the experience more immediate for the reader, so the book is not just an inventory of rules. Duong Nguyen rated it it was amazing Apr 15, The role of the urban designer is to try to create consistency across this urban fragmentation.

Ebru Cubukcu marked it as to-read Feb 16, The notion of public space in the U. Footnotes from Central Java. Rules link the physical with the social city, connecting quality with quantity and latent characteristics to manifest ones. One is clearly always part of the other, is comprised by the other, sometimes contained in the other. Vitale stad, February Uitermate actueel. Reader Seminar Week, Fall To sum up, this is a brilliant read and ueban book that could lead a new and much more open debate around the implications jrban possibilities of identity of place.


The City as the Critical Project of Architecture

Chicago is a very green city, for instance, but it is partly because when you walk down residential streets, every private yard has a tree in it; ales you put all of those yards together, it is greater than Lincoln Park. There is the famous example of the plaza bonus in Manhattan, where private developers can build higher if they include public amenities in their project.

Dimitris Panayotopoulos marked it as to-read Mar 02, Omar Bishr marked it as to-read Dec 26, Brian added it Mar 12, In a way, a rule is very specific in its goal, but there are lots of ways to achieve this goal or the quality you want to have. Are there rules that you find particularly instructive in your own work, or any rules that you find especially interesting?

Chris marked it as to-read Oct 02, Rules make sure a certain quality is achieved, but then the rest is grahd to interpretation. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Yk Ku rated it it was amazing May 17, Mar 10, Hallie rated it it was amazing.