Item description for Verb Connection by Albert Ferre & Tomoko Sakamoto...
The city in the electronic era is the focus of this third volume of the boogazine Verb. Verb Transits considers the impact of electronic technology on urban reality, on the forms which it is takes, on new phenomena and that which generates it, but also on the means through which all aspects of city space are experienced and lived. This exploration ranges from the strange typological hybrids of the ultra-dense Asian city, to the specifically American mixture of real and entertainment city, to the relationship between the physcial network on the ground and its sister network the Internet. Rem Koolhaas and the Harvard Design Institute go shopping; Annete Baldauf visits the open-air mall; and Norman Klein travels from the Vatican to Las Vegas. Colorful, tactile, dense, and packaged in its own very contemporary design, Verb Connectionremains devoted to cutting-edge issues in architecture and design.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 7.25" Height: 9.75" Weight: 2.05 lbs.
Release Date Jan 15, 2003
ISBN 8495951061 ISBN13 9788495951069
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More About Albert Ferre & Tomoko Sakamoto
Manuel Gausa is an architect and critic based in Barcelona. As a teacher, he taught at ETSAB (Barcelona School of Architecture), and since 2008 he is a professor at the School of Architecture of Genoa. He has received several awards, highlighting the Medal of the Academie d'Architecture in France in 2000.