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The original Grand Central Terminal the Plaza Hotel the Western Union Building and the Tower Building on the list of just one generation’s razed metropolitan monuments In the innovative and wide ranging Obsolescence Daniel M Abramson investigates this notion of architectural expendability and the logic by which buildings lose their value and utility The idea that the new necessarily outperforms and makes superfluous the old Abramson argues helps people come to terms with modernity and capitalism’s fast paced change Obsolescence then gives an unsettling experience purpose and meaning Belief in Obsolescence as Abramson shows also profoundly affects architectural design In the s many architects worldwide accepted the inevitability of Obsolescence experimenting with flexible modular designs from ope.

obsolescence mobile Obsolescence ePUBThe original Grand Central Terminal the Plaza Hotel the Western Union Building and the Tower Building on the list of just one generation’s razed metropolitan monuments In the innovative and wide ranging Obsolescence Daniel M Abramson investigates this notion of architectural expendability and the logic by which buildings lose their value and utility The idea that the new necessarily outperforms and makes superfluous the old Abramson argues helps people come to terms with modernity and capitalism’s fast paced change Obsolescence then gives an unsettling experience purpose and meaning Belief in Obsolescence as Abramson shows also profoundly affects architectural design In the s many architects worldwide accepted the inevitability of Obsolescence experimenting with flexible modular designs from ope.

❄ [KINDLE] ✽ Obsolescence By Daniel M. Abramson ➝ – Kdglass.co.uk In our architectural pursuits we often seem to be in search of something newer grander or efficient—and this phenomenon is not novel In the spring of 1910 hundreds of workers labored day and night t[KINDLE] Obsolescence By Daniel M. Abramson Kdglass.co.uk In our architectural pursuits we often seem to be in search of something newer grander or efficient—and this phenomenon is not novel In the spring of 1910 hundreds of workers labored day and night t In our architectural pursuits we often seem to be in search of something newer grander or efficient—and this phenomenon is not novel In the spring of hundreds of workers labored day and night to demolish the Gillender Building in New York once the loftiest office tower in the world in order to make way for a taller skyscraper The New York Times puzzled over those who would sacrifice the thirteen year old structure “as ruthlessly as though it were some ancient shack” In New York alone the Gillender joined.

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  • Elizabeth

    Hardcoverç Obsolescence PDF EPUB ì obsolescence mobile, Obsolescence ePUBThis is a small book about 140 pages that gives a concise overview of the concept of obsolescence in architecture; it touches upon its rise fall and complicated present The book is easy to read without being over theoretical I particularly enjoyed the author's coverage of the demolition of Boston's East End However the compactness of the book sometimes falls prey to simply being a laundry list of moments when obsolescence enters the public dialogue The book could benefit from a few deeper descriptions of particular buildings o


  • Ajk

    Hardcoverç Obsolescence PDF EPUB ì obsolescence mobile, Obsolescence ePUBThere’s a line tucked away near the end of Daniel M Abramson’s Obsolescence when he riffs off of Wolfgang Sachs’ twin crises of nature and justice Abramson frames his critiue of architectural obsolescence as caught between a rock and a hard place “can you have it both ways – austerity and social justice”Abramson tracks the concept of obsolescence throughout the 20th century from its birth as a tax strategy – a way for building owners to write off their expenses – into a genuine crisis of sustainable architecture If buildings are going out of functional use nearly as uick as they are going up what stops this from turning into replacement as consumptionThe book levels several critiues against capitalism but not all of them hit the mark By focusing on obsolescence’s birth as a tax advantage Abramson makes the pre income tax built environment sound like a pr


  • amy

    Hardcoverç Obsolescence PDF EPUB ì obsolescence mobile, Obsolescence ePUBArchitecture forgetting or less Even design fixes end up enforcing forgetting sooner or later


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