Friday, February 12, 2010

Quotes and Thoughts on Architecture and Urbanism at Architects for Peace

A number of important thoughts are grouped and displayed in the Architects for Peace website. These are of A. Pérez-Gómez, Alexander Cuthbert, Ananya Roy, Ashraf Salama, David Harvey. David Orr, Edward Said, Esra Akcan, Fredric Jameson, Henry Sanoff, James Mayo, Jane Jacobs, John Clarke, Laurie Baker, Margaret Mead, Mies van der Rohe, Necdet Teymur, Peter Slezak, Richard Sennett, Spiro Kostof, Thomas Fisher, ...

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Architecture-Urbanism is dedicated to a) those who are interested in creating livable and sustainable environments and buildings that meet socio-cultural and socio-behavioral needs of people, environments that are responsive to historical, traditional and physical constraints, b) to those who are interested in finding panacea for the ills of our globalized world, and c) to those who are interested in regaining what cultures and societies have lost by the acts of architects. ____________________________________________________________________________