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Neo-liberalism and the Architecture of the Post Professional Era

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Description

This book discusses the effects of Neo-Liberal policies on the transformations of architectural and urban practices and education in the transition from the era of professionalism to post-professionalism. Building on previous literature in the field of contemporary theory of architecture, it provides the necessary resources for the study of contemporary architecture and urban politics, urban sociology, local administration and urban geography. Further, it develops a political and critical perspective on contemporary practices of architecture and urbanism, their implementation, legal background, political effects and social results.

The book will interest readers from a wide range of academic disciplines, from political science to architecture, and from urban studies to sociology.







Auteur

Dr. Hossein Sadri is a researcher, critic and activist. He studied architecture and received his Master of Science degree from Islamic Azad University in Tabriz, Iran, prior to completing his PhD studies with a TUBITAK Ph.D. Fellowship at Gazi University in Ankara, Turkey. During his PhD studies he conducted research on ethics and the philosophy of Human Rights, and wrote his thesis on Architecture and Human Rights. He currently holds an Associate Professor position at the Department of Architecture, Girne American University, Cyprus, where he worked as the Head of Architecture (2011 to 2012) and then as Dean of the Faculty of Architecture (2012 to 2016). He teaches courses on ethics and philosophy of architecture, urbanization and social ecology, and architectural / urban design. He is the co-leader of the De-Urban Design Studio, a studio based on permaculture design, urban acupuncture and transition design, and a member of the board of the GAU Centre for Habitat Studies. As an activist he has worked in different positions for Amnesty International, e.g. as the national coordinator of Human Rights Education and the EU Representative of Amnesty International in Turkey. He is a permaculture designer (PDC 2017 Permaculture Research Institute, Turkey) and studies Agriculture at Anadolu University in Turkey. He has written and edited several books, journals and articles. During the 2018 academic year, he will be conducting research on Current Urbanization Problems as a visiting scholar in the Graduate Program in Urban Design at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, City University of New York, USA.



Contenu

Introduction: Neoliberalism and the End of the Profession of Architecture.- Part I: The Rise and Fall of Professionalism in Architecture.- Architectural Professionalization in Turkey, Professionalism and its Posts.- De-Modernization of Architectural and Engineering Profession in Serbian Society at the End of the 20th Century.- Architecture Beyond Construction.- Part II: Neo-Liberal Urban Policies and the Collapse of Architectural Profession.- Advocacy Planning During the Economic Crisis in the Neo-liberal Greek Cities.- Urban Shrinkage in a Neoliberal Space.- Influence of Socialism and Neo-liberalism and their Policies on Growth of Indian Cities.- Part III: Size, Image and Architecture of Neo-Liberal Era.- About Image, Figure and Form in Architecture in the Age of Neoliberalism.- Architectural Images and City Marketing.- Neoliberal Policies in Islam: A Critical View on the Grand Mosque.- The Influence of Neo-liberalist Policies on stanbul: The Theory of 'Bigness' and Monstrous Monumentalities in the New Skyline of the City.- Part IV: Resistance Against Neo-liberal Architecture and Urbanism.- Agripoetic Resistance in Urban Architecture and Planning in the European World.- Participation Caught In-between Projects and Policies?.- Urban Productive Landscapes: Designing Nature for Re-acting Neoliberal City.- Part V: Post-Professional Architecture and Academia.- Universities' Urban Impact in the Neoliberal Context.- Transdisciplinary Research as a Platform for Sustainable Urban Regeneration.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Neo-liberalism and the Architecture of the Post Professional Era
éditeur:
EAN: 9783030094478
ISBN: 3030094472
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Springer International Publishing
Nombre de pages: 348
Poids: 599g
Taille: H235mm x B155mm x T13mm
Année: 2018
Sous-titre : Englisch
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018

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