Creating Knowledge

Innovation Strategies for Designing Urban Landscapes

Hille von Seggern / Julia Werner / Lucia Grosse-Bächle (eds.)

Softcover with PVC-jacket
16.5 x 24 cm
464 pages, 400 col. and plans
English/German
ISBN 978-3-939633-48-8
07.2008

49.80
Out of print

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Climate change, globalisation, water dynamics and multicultural living are only some of the complex phenomena shaping urban landscape performances today. What does design mean for acting and gaining knowledge in this context? How can innovative design strategies be formulated? What part is played by creativity and understanding? Starting out from design processes at the STUDIO URBANE LANDSCHAFTEN experts from philosophy, neurobiology, psychology, art and landscape architecture unfold their perspectives of how creativity and understanding are connected. Examples of internationally renowned landscape architecture indicate how closely the production of ideas, design practice and aesthetic expression are bound up with an understanding and investigation of landscape. Creating Knowledge thus formulates a contemporary, interdisciplinary approach of design.

With contributions by: Henri Bava, Beatrice von Bismarck, Hinderk M. Emrich, Undine Giseke, Markus Gnüchtel, Jean Grondin, Lucia Grosse-Bächle, Gerald Hüther, Daniela Karow- Kluge, Wilhelm Krull, Peter Latz, Gustl Marlock, Helga Nowotny, Lodewijk van Nieuwenhuijze, Anne Peiter, Hans Poser, Martin Prominski, Chris Reed, Hille von Seggern, Boris Sieverts, Thomas Sieverts, Julia Werner, Susanne Zeller

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