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Cultures of Glass Architecture.

Author: Hisham Professor Elkadi
Publisher: Milton : Ashgate Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a number of modern and heritage design projects from Europe, the USA, the Middle East and South East Asia, this book examines the role of 'glass architecture' in the economic and social development of regional towns and local places. The book argues that adopting a more 'global' aesthetic can lead to the destruction of a place's cohesive identity and a discontinuity of heritage with little or no social or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elkadi, Hisham, Professor.
Cultures of Glass Architecture.
Milton : Ashgate Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hisham Professor Elkadi
ISBN: 9780754638131 0754638138
OCLC Number: 1027153297
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages)

Abstract:

Drawing on a number of modern and heritage design projects from Europe, the USA, the Middle East and South East Asia, this book examines the role of 'glass architecture' in the economic and social development of regional towns and local places. The book argues that adopting a more 'global' aesthetic can lead to the destruction of a place's cohesive identity and a discontinuity of heritage with little or no social or economic gain.

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