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Mitchell, William J. (William John) 1944-2010

Works: 183 works in 671 publications in 9 languages and 24,854 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Photographer, Thesis advisor, Interviewee, Illustrator, Producer
Classifications: TA1632, 303.4833
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Publications about William J Mitchell
Publications by William J Mitchell
Publications by William J Mitchell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William J Mitchell
The reconfigured eye : visual truth in the post-photographic era by William J Mitchell( Book )
38 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
An analysis of the digital imaging revolution. It describes the technology of digital imaging and looks at how it is changing the way we explore ideas, at its aesthetic potential and at the ethical questions raised. Topics include electronic brushstrokes, virtual cameras, synthetic shading and more
City of bits : space, place, and the infobahn by William J Mitchell( Book )
56 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
This is an introduction to a new type of city, a largely invisible but increasingly important system of virtual spaces interconnected by the emerging information superhighway. Practical examples and illustrations are used to examine architecture and urbanism in the context of digital telecommunications revolution, the ongoing miniaturisation of electronics, the comodification of bits, and the growing domination of software over materialized form
Reinventing the automobile : personal urban mobility for the 21st century by William J Mitchell( Book )
25 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
This book provides a long-overdue vision for a new automobile era. The cars we drive today follow the same underlying design principles as the Model Ts of a hundred years ago. In the twenty-first century, cars are still made for twentieth-century purposes. They're well suited for conveying multiple passengers over long distances at high speeds, but inefficient for providing personal mobility within cities- where most of the world's people now live. William Mitchell and two industry experts reimagine the automobile, describing vehicles of the near future that are green, smart, connected, and fun to drive. They roll out four big ideas that will make this both feasible and timely. First, we must transform the DNA of the automobile, basing it on electric-drive and wireless communication rather than on petroleum and the internal combustion engine. This allows vehicles to become lighter, cleaner, and "smart" enough to avoid crashes and traffic jams. Second, automobiles need to be linked by a Mobility Internet that allows them to collect and share data on traffic conditions, intelligently coordinates their movements, and keeps drivers connected to their social networks. Third, automobiles must be recharged through a convenient, cost-effective infrastructure that is integrated with smart electric grids and makes increasing use of renewable energy sources. Finally, dynamically priced markets for electricity, road space, parking space, and shared-use vehicles must be introduced to provide optimum management of urban mobility and energy systems
E-topia : "Urban life, Jim--but not as we know it" by William J Mitchell( Book )
34 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 902 libraries worldwide
"The global digital network is not just a delivery system for email, Web pages, and digital television. It is a whole new form of urban infrastructure - one that will change the forms of our cities as dramatically as railroads, highways, electric power supply, and telephone networks did in the past. In this book, William J. Mitchell examines this new infrastructure and its implications for our future daily lives."--Jacket
The poetics of gardens by Charles Willard Moore( Book )
28 editions published between 1933 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 libraries worldwide
This is an entirely different garden book: a pattern book in which a score of landscapes and gardens are drawn, described, and analyzed not just as a bouquet of pleasures but as sources, lodes to be mined for materials, shapes and relationships, and ideas for transforming our own backyards
Me++ : the cyborg self and the networked city by William J Mitchell( Book )
30 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 590 libraries worldwide
"With Me++ the author of City of Bits and e-topia completes an informal trilogy examining the ramifications of information technology in everyday life. William Mitchell describes the transformation of wireless technology in the hundred years since Marconi: the scaling up of networks and the scaling down of the apparatus for transmission and reception. He examines the effects of wireless linkage, global interconnection, miniaturization, and portability on our bodies, our clothing, our architecture, our cities, and our uses of space and time."--Jacket
The logic of architecture : design, computation, and cognition by William J Mitchell( Book )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Placing words : symbols, space, and the city by William J Mitchell( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
"The meaning of a message, says William Mitchell, depends on the context of its reception: Shouting "fire" in a crowded theater produces a dramatically different effect from barking the same word to a squad of soldiers with guns. In Placing Words, Mitchell looks at the ways in which urban spaces and places provide settings for communication and at how they conduct complex flows of information through the twenty-first century city."--Jacket
High technology and low-income communities : prospects for the positive use of advanced information technology by Bishwapriya Sanyal( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
"How will low-income communities be affected by the waves of social, economic, political, and cultural change that surround the new information technologies? How can we influence the outcome? This action-oriented book identifies the key issues, explores the evidence, and suggests some answers. Avoiding both utopianism and despair, the book presents the voices of technology enthusiasts and skeptics, as well as social activists."--Jacket
Computer-aided architectural design by William J Mitchell( Book )
21 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Digital design media : a handbook for architects and design professionals by William J Mitchell( Book )
24 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
The Electronic design studio : architectural knowledge and media in the computer era by International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
The art of computer graphics programming : a structured introduction for architects and designers by William J Mitchell( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Imagining MIT : designing a campus for the twenty-first century by William J Mitchell( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
The author presents the story of the decade long, billion-dollar building boom at MIT and how it produced major works of architecture by Charles Correa, Frank Gehry, Steven Holl, Fumihiko Maki, and Kevin Roche
World's greatest architect : making, meaning, and network culture by William J Mitchell( Book )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Artifacts (including works of architecture) play dual roles; they simultaneously perform functions and carry meaning. Columns support roofs, but while the sturdy Tuscan and Doric types traditionally signify masculinity, the slim and elegant Ionic and Corinthian kinds read as feminine. Words are often inscribed on objects. (On a door: "push" or "pull.") Today, information is digitally encoded (dematerialized) and displayed (rematerialized) to become part of many different objects, at one moment appearing on a laptop screen and at another, perhaps, on a building facade (as in Times Square). Well-designed artifacts succeed in being both useful and meaningful. In World's Greatest Architect, William Mitchell offers a series of snapshots -- short essays and analyses -- that examine the systems of function and meaning currently operating in our buildings, cities and global networks. <br /><br />In his writing, Mitchell makes connections that aren't necessarily obvious but are always illuminating, moving in one essay from Bush-Cheney's abuse of language to Robert Venturi's argument against rigid ideology and in favor of graceful pragmatism. He traces the evolution of Las Vegas from Sin/Sign City to family-friendly resort and residential real estate boomtown. A purchase of chips leads not only to a complementary purchase of beer but to thoughts of Eames chairs (like Pringles) and Gehry (fun to imitate with tortilla chips in refried beans). As for who the world's greatest architect might be, here's a hint: he's also the oldest
Beyond productivity : information technology, innovation, and creativity by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Fine structure and iteration trees by William J Mitchell( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Since their inception, the Perspectives in Logic and Lecture Notes in Logic series have published seminal works by leading logicians. Many of the original books in the series have been unavailable for years, but they are now in print once again. In this volume, the third publication in the Lecture Notes in Logic series, Mitchell and Steel construct an inner model with a Woodin cardinal and develop its fine structure theory. This work builds upon the existing theory of a model of the form L[E], where E is a coherent sequence of extenders, and relies upon the fine structure theory of L[E] models with strong cardinals, and the theory of iteration trees and 'backgrounded' L[E] models with Woodin cardinals. This work is what results when fine structure meets iteration trees
Environmental design: research and practice; proceedings by Environmental Design Research Association( Book )
14 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Education and creativity by Simon Foxell( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Education and Creativity studies the future of the knowledge and creative economies in our changing world. The education sector will be key to the continued success of the economy, but will need to adapt to significant changes in its demographic mix coupled with higher social expectations. The opportunity to both learn and employ new skills will need to extend to embrace all ages and sectors of society
Proposition by William J Mitchell( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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Bill Mitchell
Mitchell, Bill 1944-2010
Mitchell, W.J. 1944-
Mitchell, William J.
Mitchell, William John
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Mitchell, William John 1944-2010
William J. Mitchell Amerikaans architect (1944-2010)
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William John Mitchell architecte américain
Уильям Дж. Митчелл
ویلیام جی. میچل معمار آمریکایی
미첼, 윌리암 1944-2010
미첼, 윌리엄 J. 1944-2010
미첼, 윌리엄 존 1944-2010
ミッチェル, ウィリアム
ミッチェル, ウィリアム・J.
ミッチェル, ウイリアム
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