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Brand, Stewart

Overview
Works: 124 works in 293 publications in 6 languages and 12,438 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  History  Environmental films  Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Environmental television programs  Documentary television programs  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Other, zxx, Contributor, Compiler, Performer
Classifications: GF41, 302.2307207444
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stewart Brand
The Media Lab : inventing the future at MIT by Stewart Brand( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brand goes inside the world of MIT's Media Lab, famed for leading the reinvention of communition technology and applying computer science to daily life in new ways. The lab has led innovations in such fields as digital and computer programming, videocassette technology, e-mail, and holograms
How buildings learn : what happens after they're built by Stewart Brand( Book )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Buildings have often been studied whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time." "Architects (and architectural historians) are interested only in a building's original intentions. Most are dismayed by what happens later, when a building develops its own life, responsive to the life within. To get the rest of the story - to explore the years between the dazzle of a new building and its eventual corpse - Stewart Brand went to facilities managers and real estate professionals, to preservationists and building historians, to photo archives and to futurists. He inquired, "What makes some buildings come to be loved?" He found that all buildings are forced to adapt, but only some adapt gracefully." "How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis which proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of space to becoming artists of time. A rich resource and point of departure, as stimulating for the general reader and home improvement hobbyist as for the building professional, the book is sure to generate ideas, provoke debate, and shake up habitual thinking." "From the connected farmhouses of New England to I.M. Pei's Media Lab, from "satisficing" to "form follows funding," from the evolution of bungalows to the invention of Santa Fe Style, from Low Road military surplus buildings to a High Road English classic like Chatsworth - this is a far-ranging survey of unexplored essential territory." "More than any other human artifact, buildings improve with time - if they're allowed. How Buildings Learn shows how to work with time rather than against it."--Jacket
Whole earth discipline : an ecopragmatist manifesto by Stewart Brand( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a combination of scientific rigor and passionate advocacy, Brand shows exactly where the sources of environmental dilemmas lie and offers a bold and inventive set of policies and solutions for creating a more sustainable society
The clock of the long now : time and responsibility by Stewart Brand( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though perhaps best known as a writer, Stewart Brand is primarily an inventor and designer. Trained as a biologist and army officer, he was an early multimedia artist. Brand has created a number of lasting institutions, including New Games Tournaments and the Hackers Conference. He is, with Daniel Hillis, Kevin Kelly, Esther Dyson and Brian Eno (among others), a founding member of the Long Now Foundation. He also co-founded the Global Business Network. Both organizations are dedicated to fostering "the art of the long view."
The Next whole earth catalog : access to tools( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth days( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This program] looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement--from its post-war rustlings in the 1950s and the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson's incendiary bestseller 'Silent Spring' to the first wildly successful 1970 Earth Day celebration and the subsequent firestorm of political action"--Container
The Essential whole earth catalog : access to tools and ideas( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whole earth software catalog( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Next whole earth catalog : access to tools( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora's promise( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five eminent environmentalists and energy experts describe their conversion from an anti- to a pro-nuclear point of view
II cybernetic frontiers by Stewart Brand( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whole earth software catalog for 1986 by Stewart Brand( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

News that stayed news, 1974-1984 : ten years of Coevolution quarterly( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space colonies by Stewart Brand( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soft-tech( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whole earth discipline : why dense cities, nuclear power, transgenic crops, restored wildlands and geoengineering are necessary by Stewart Brand( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This eye-opening book by the author of the National Book Award-winning Whole Earth Catalog persuasively details a new approach to our stewardship of the planet. Lifelong ecologist and futurist Stewart Brand relies on scientific rigor to shatter myths concerning nuclear energy, urbanization, genetic engineering, and other controversial subjects, showing exactly where the sources of our dilemmas lie and offering a bold, inventive set of policies and design-based solutions for shaping a more sustainable society..."--P. [4] of cover
The grabbing of the fairy : a masque by Michael McClure( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whole earth software catalog( )

in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nerds 2.0.1 a brief history of the Internet( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. This first episode examines how the seeds of the Internet were planted by Sputnik. In a reaction to Russia's leap ahead in technology, the Pentagon developed a new agency called ARPA. ARPAnet was created to connect computer researchers at universities across the nation. In nine months flat, the technology was invented, built and installed
MIT mei ti shi yan shi by Stewart Brand( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Steward Brand Amerikaans auteur

Stewart Brand

Stewart Brand saggista statunitense

Stewart Brand US-amerikanischer Autor

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ブランド, スチュアート

斯图尔特·布兰特

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How buildings learn : what happens after they're builtWhole earth discipline : an ecopragmatist manifestoThe clock of the long now : time and responsibilityWhole earth discipline : why dense cities, nuclear power, transgenic crops, restored wildlands and geoengineering are necessaryCounterculture green : the Whole earth catalog and American environmentalism