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Author: Megan Born; Helene Mary Furján; Lily Jencks; Phillip M Crosby
Publisher: Philadelphia : PennDesign ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2012.
Series: ViaBooks, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dirt as fertile medium and metaphor in cities, landscapes, process, and design: dirty attitudes in essays, interviews, and projects.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Born; Helene Mary Furján; Lily Jencks; Phillip M Crosby
ISBN: 9780262516921 0262516926
OCLC Number: 733546961
Description: 321 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Flashes of brilliance / Sylvia Lavin in conversation --
Autonomous worlds: the work of Larissa Fassler / Helene Furján --
Rumor / Keller Easterling --
The gleaming toys / Mark Campbell --
6 ways of being a stranger / Lindsay Bremner --
Robert Le Ricolais: and the search for automorphic structure / Richard Wesley --
Things themselves are lying, and so are their images / Robert Le Ricolais --
At the boundaries of practice: the remaking of Spiral Jetty / Ruth Erickson --
Skull/kidney/skin / Kim Brickley --
On duration / Frank Matero --
So close you can touch it / Helene Furján --
Orbigraphia / Rhett Russo --
Branching morphogenesis: a tale of imagination, translation and visualization / Sabin+Jones LabStudio, essay by Annette Fierro --
Secret pact of parts: of plants and parametrics / Ferda Kolatan --
Live models / Jason Kelly Johnson and Nataly Gattegno --
Tickle the shitstem / Phoebe Washburn in conversation --
Between line and shadow / Marion Weiss in conversation --
Rising currents: contemporary design discourse / Barry Bergdoll --
The suburbs are dead, long live the suburbs! / John D. Landis --
Pathos and irony: industrial still-life in Japan / Tetsugo Hyakutake --
Dirty cities, dirtier policies: the Philadelphia Office of Sustainability / Mark Alan Hughes and William W. Braham in conversation --
FLUXscape: remapping Philadelphia's post-industrial terrain / Andrea Hansen --
Holey urbanisms / Phillip M. Crosby --
Root wordsW [sic] / Megan Born --
Ecology, for the evolution of planning and design / Ian McHarg --
A new systemic nature: for Mussolini's landscape urbanism / Alan Berger and Case Brown --
Surface in-depth: between landscape and architecture / Anita Berrizbeitia [and others] --
Waste and dirt: notes on the architecture of compost / William W. Braham --
Hydrophile: hydrodynamic green roof / Marcelyn Gow and Ulrika Karlsson --
Not garden / Karen M'Closkey and Keith VanDerSys --
An ornament of sustainability, or, how do I keep this damn orchid alive? / Lily Jencks.
Series Title: ViaBooks, v. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Megan Born, Helene Furján and Lily Jencks, with Phillip M. Crosby.

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