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Masterplanning the Adaptive City


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Foreword Mark Burry Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction Part 1: Context: Endurance, Obsolescence and Change: A Theoretical Foundation 1. The City as Cultural and Technological Expression 2. Project Architectures: The Question of Borders in a Connected World 3. Interview with Dana Cuff 4. The New New 5. Informal City: Design as Political Engagement 6. Interview with Xu Wei Guo 7. Urbanisation and Erasure 8. Public Spheres 9. Interview with Matthew Prior Case Study: James Corner/Field Operations: Qjanhai Masterplan Case Study: Plasma Studio, London, Beijing: Xi'an International Horticultural Expo, Xi'an, China Part 2: Concepts/Paradigms: New Paradigms and Practices in Urbanism 10. The Death of Masterplanning in the Age of Indeterminacy 11. Free Market Urbanism: Urbanism Beyond Planning 12. Interview with Tom Barker Case Study: Zaha Hadid Architects: One North Masterplan, Singapore, 2001-TBC Case Study: Ocean CN, Urban China Study, 2009 Case Study: Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute, dotA, Kaili Ethnic Cultural Compound, Kaili, Guizhou, China Part 3: Methodologies: Tools and Moving Targets 13. A New Toolbox for Adaptable Masterplanning 14. Morphogenetic Urbanism: Towards a Materialist Approach to Masterplanning Case Study: Ocean CN, Parametric Pearl River Delta, 2010 Case Study: Ocean CN, Serial Systems: Hong Kong Typology Transformations and Density Studies Case Study: Rocker Lange Architects, Hong Kong, Boston: Density and Openess Revisited: Recoding Building Bulk in Hong Kong 15. Computational Urbanism 16. Parametric Urbanism Redux: Urban Design and Complexity in an Age of Infinite Computing 17. Interview with Su Yunsheng Case Study: dotA and OCEAN CN: 4D City Masterplan, Yan Jiao Hua Run City, Hebei Province, China Case Study: Group8 Architects and Kaisersrot, Geneva, Switzerland: Mica Urban Zone, Geneva Case Study: Peter Trummer, Berlag Institute: Aspern Masterplan, Vienna Case Study: Hong Kong University Research Work: Endurance and Obsolescence: Case Studies of Adaptable Masterplanning Part 4: Projections: Prototyping Multiple Futures 18. Endurance, Obsolescence and the Adaptive City Built Case Studies: Groundlab, London, Beijing: Longgang Masterplan, Shenzhen, China; Serie Architects, London, Mumbai, Beijing: Xintiandi Factory H, Hangzhou, China; XWG Studio, Beijing: Phoenix Shopping Complex, Beijing; MAD Beijing, Tokyo: Ordos Museum, Ordos, China; DotA, HKPDA, OCEAN CN: Liantang / Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Passenger Terminal Building, Hong Kong SAR/Shenzhen, China; The University of Hong Kong Research Team: Counterpart Cities: FUTUREPORT, Hong Kong SAR, Shenzhen 19. Interview with Brett Steele Conclusion

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