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By Jared Green

In Designed for the long run , writer Jared eco-friendly asks 80 of today's so much leading edge architects, city planners, panorama architects, newshounds, artists, and environmental leaders a similar query: what supplies the desire sustainable destiny is feasible? Their innovative answers-covering every thing from the cooling ideas hired at Cambodia's historical temple urban of Angkor Wat to using state-of-the-art green mushroom board as an alternative for Styrofoam-show how to our destiny good fortune onearth and start a much-needed discussion approximately what we will be able to realistically accomplish within the a long time ahead.

Featuring a world roster of best layout thinkers including:

• Biomimicry pioneer Janine Benyus
• Curator Barry Bergdoll
• Educator and writer Alan Berger
• Environmentalist and writer Lester Brown
• Architect Rick Cook
• city Planner Paul Farmer
• Critic Christopher Hume
• Architect Bjarke Ingels
• panorama dressmaker Mia Lehrer
• Architect Rob Rogers
• Critic Inga Saffron
• Artist Janet Echelman
• Environmentalist Jemma eco-friendly

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In the city's exposed. This uncompromis- destroyed Hansa Quarter, interna- ing display of materials was intendshow how, and of what, building was made. Brutalism tional architects ed nations erected apartment build- left to the was a worldwide architectural trend in the 1950s, and it contin- ings in from thirteen contemporary public housing in styles that subsequent set the standards for — Germany ues to influence architects to this veritable open-air design school for day. the country's Architects of the period: Le Corbusier, Louis I.

Keeping with abounds and in his choice of name for this new urban gardens and greenery. " A recognizable emerge, however, influenced by the Arts and movement, which drew on vernacular and medieval themes. 51 1911-13 Fag us Factory, Alfeld-an-der-Leine Architect: Walter Gropius The Fagus Factory, designed at a time which manufactured shoemalcer's when Gropius was sharing an lasts, was office in Berlin with his partner Adolf Meyer. He was not approached by the contractor until the plans for the building, drawn up by an experien- ced industrial architect, had already been submitted to the building authorities for approval.

And abandoned the traditions, the monolithic facades began to open buildings up and exterior space natural or process. Style, ® to air to interpenetrate. A new most and primary interiors of the hygiene, in and sunlight, allowing manmade, was now taken emerged 1917, historical styles and hermetic Encouraged by improvements 19th century. in impact on architecture in Europe between the they interior The environment, whether into account in the design direction in architecture, the International in Europe.

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