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Redefining place in the urban context

Douglas M Lieb

Redefining place in the urban context

a redevelopment study of the LTV South Side Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

by Douglas M Lieb

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh,
  • Urban renewal -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Douglas M. Lieb
    ContributionsMiami University (Oxford, Ohio). Architecture Dept
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 83 leaves :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15007004M

    Context is simply an external element that influences the building and site both. Contextual factors include the nature of the surroundings that is natural and built elements. Basically the context determines the architectural style, building material selection and site layout, . Redefining the Urban Work Landscape. Notes to commpliment my presentation as a totality - has not been addressed in context of our modern situation which is the creation or possible destruction of an entire planet Loss of place operates both at large scale and at small scale - at the scale of the city and the scale of the room.

    In such cases, doublespeak disguises the nature of the truth. Doublespeak is most closely associated with political language. The word is comparable to George Orwell's Newspeak and Doublethink as used in his book Nineteen Eighty-Four, though the term Doublespeak does not appear there.   While urban design gives you a perspective from which to truly see these areas; in reality, nothing prepares you for it. In the case of the Caracas barrios, urbanization and landscape become more than intertwined, they are co-dependent, yet sometimes one (landscape) becomes the force which destroys the other (urbanization).

      Redefining Urban Renewal Urban studies are a discipline growing in popularity and importance. The need for a book that analyzes the organized squatting phenomenon in the context . urban design, by examining in a comprehensive manner the historical and contemporary context for public space creation and the entire process of space generation and regeneration. Whilst urban design is undertaken at different scales, often much larger than that of a single urban space, studying public space offers a good surrogate forCited by:


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