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Imperfect health : the medicalization of architecture

Author: Mirko Zardini; Giovanna Borasi; Margaret Campbell; Centre canadien d'architecture.
Publisher: Montréal : Canadian Centre for Architecture : Lars Müller Publishers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As health becomes a central focus of political debate, are architects, urban designers, and landscape architects seeking a new moral and political agenda to address these concerns? Imperfect Health looks at the complexity of today's health problems juxtaposed with a variety of proposed architectural and urban solutions. Essays by Margaret Campbell, David Gissen, Carla C. Keirns, and Sarah Schrank deal with different  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mirko Zardini; Giovanna Borasi; Margaret Campbell; Centre canadien d'architecture.
ISBN: 9781927071014 1927071011 9783037782798 303778279X 9783037782798 9783037782842 3037782846 9783037782873 3037782870
OCLC Number: 761459630
Notes: Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec, Oct. 25, 2011 to Apr. 1, 2012.
Issued also in French under title: En imparfaite santé.
Co-published by Lars Müller.
Description: 399 pages : illustrations
Contents: Demedicalize architecture / Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini --
Allergic landscapes, built environments and human health / Carla C. Keirns --
A theory of pollution for architecture / David Gissen --
Strange bedfellows : modernism and tuberculosis / Margaret Campbell --
Emergency urbanism and preventive architecture / Hilary Sample --
Your city yourself / Nan Ellin --
Architecture as infrastructure for interactivity : the need for desire / Linda Pollak --
Gerotopias / Deane Simpson --
Sunbathing in suburbia : health, fashion and the built environment / Sarah Schrank.
Responsibility: edited by Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini ; with essays by Margaret Campbell [and others].

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