Item description for La Suisse - portrait urbain: Vol. 1: Introduction - Vol. 2: Frontières, communes : brève histoire du territoire - Vol. 3: Matériaux by ETH Studio Basel - Institut pour la Ville Contemporaine Roger Diener...
The "ETH Studio Basel Institute for the Contemporary City" has been studying Switzerland with its mesh of complex issues for a number of years. Now, the diverse interactions and permutations of its geography, history, language, culture, society, economics, transport, urban life and architecture have been collated and analyzed, revealing the genesis, together with the constant and variable factors which have influenced the country s development. Potentially controversial and /or desirable designs have been put forward for the future of the important metropolitan areas and the Alpine regions. The work is divided into three volumes with a double map of Switzerland.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.54" Width: 6.38" Height: 2.91" Weight: 3.97 lbs.
Release Date Nov 25, 2005
Publisher Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN 3764372885 ISBN13 9783764372880
Availability 0 units.
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Switzerland - an Urban Portrait: Vol. 1: Introduction - Vol. 2: Borders, Communes : a Brief History of the Territory - Vol. 3: M Apr 5, 2008
It's a really productive study of Switzerland. A highly graphically developed book, but also in terms of the text, explanations and in terms of chronological terms about history of Switzerland. A unic set of books to understand Switzerland in aspects of: History, culural and linguistic diversity, bringing all this together in terms of an Urban Portrait.