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  • Author:
    Nan Ellin
  • ISBN:
    1568980825
  • ISBN13:
    978-1568980829
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  • Publisher:
    Princeton Architectural Press; 1st edition (February 1, 1997)
  • Pages:
    320 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Engineering
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Architecture of Fear examines the ways in which the contemporary landscape is shaped by our society's . Nan Ellin is Chair of the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning at the University of Utah where she is also Professor of Urbanism.

Architecture of Fear examines the ways in which the contemporary landscape is shaped by our society's preoccupation with fear.

Architecture of Fear book. See a Problem? We’d love your help. Architecture of Fear examines the ways in which the contemporary landscape is shaped by our society's preoccupation with fear, as apparent in home design, security systems, gated communities, semi-public spaces (shopping malls, theme parks, casinos, office atriums), zoning regulations, and cyberspace.

Nan Ellin, an Associate Professor of Architecture at Arizona State University, is a well-known urban and architectural theorist. Библиографические данные.

Nan Ellin, American architecture educator, writer. Recipient Fulbright award, 1985. Since the 1960s, many architects and urban planners have. Fellow: Institute Urban Design. Since the 1960s, many architects and urban planners have reacted against the drab universalism and inhuman scale of modern architecture and urbanism, seeking instead to recover a sense of community and place. It is apparent to these architects and planners, as well as segments of the general public, that something needs to be done to improve the physical landscape and the sense of desolation it arouses.

Architecture of Fear Through the lens of fear Den trygge Byen ggende.

The sociological concepts and theories examined in the book include those associated with social closure, social movements, nationalism, risk, fear and 'de-civilising'. Architecture of Fear Through the lens of fear Den trygge Byen ggende.

Architecture of fear. Examining the ways in which the contemporary landscape is shaped by a preoccupation with fear, this volume looks at home design, security systems, gated communications, semi-public spaces, zonin. More). Thresholds of fear: embracing the urban shadow.

Nan Ellin, Dean of the College of Architecture . Ellin’s books include Good Urbanism, Postmodern Urbanism, Architecture of Fear, Integral Urbanism, and Phoenix: 21st Century City.

Nan Ellin, Dean of the College of Architecture, Planning & Public Affairs at UTA Will Moderate "Village Redux" on March 22. Photo Courtesy of Nan Ellin. Moderator Nan Ellin will be joined by panelists who are actively engaged as home-owners, architects and developers to create eco-friendly homes that offer a sense of community. The result will be an engaging and thought-provoking discussion for our attendees. Her scholarly articles have appeared in numerous journals and her collection of public scholarship, Desert Urbanism.

Architecture of Fear examines the ways in which the contemporary landscape is shaped by our society's preoccupation with fear, as apparent in home design, security systems, gated communities, semi-public spaces (shopping malls, theme parks, casinos, office atriums), zoning regulations, and cyberspace. This fixation also manifests itself in efforts to provide public parks but control the problem of homelessness. The essayists in Architecture of Fear explain that such disjointed efforts exacerbate rather than eradicate the sources and perception of fear and insecurity. Thus, in contrast to alarmist, apocalyptic treatments, the contributors offer concrete, level-headed suggestions for proaction, not reaction, to counter both real (actual crime) and perceived (media-magnified) problems in contemporary society.

Contributors Edward J. Blakely and Mary Gail Snyder, John Chase, Michael Dear and Jurgen von Mahs, Fred Dewey, Nan Ellin, Dora Epstein, Steven Flusty, Udo Greinacher, Jane Harrison, Richard Ingersoll, Charles Jencks, Peter Marcuse, Kevin Sites, Sharon Sutton, Lois Takahashi, Anne Troutman, David Turnbull, Margaret Wertheim, Richard Sennett, and Julius Shulman approach the topic of architecture and fear from a variety of angles: "Building Paranoia," "Addressing Fear through Community Empowerment," "Cyburbanism as a Way of Life," and "Walls of Fear and Walls of Support," to name just a few.


Dianazius
All as planned, satisfactory delivery
Zorve
The articles were interesting. However, the direction of the articles fell like scattered shot. This was not planned exploration into the interaction of fear and environment for which I had hoped. Perhaps that was not the point of this work, but that was what I wanted as a layman.
The gender and literary perspectives complemented the expected architects well. I did not expect the personal accounts and they added energy and freshness into the work. The photo-essay annoyed me more than enlightened me. In short, there was something for everyone, but not a whole lot for anyone in particular.
None of the articles explicitly built on each other. The full value of the many perspectives was not used. One article was spent defining different types of defensive spaces and then the definitions fell by the wayside.
Besides the loose nature of the work, I felt that sociology and economy were excluded. Numbers have powerful stories to tell (anyone who need convincing, see Edward Tufte) and their voices were not heard in this multi-disciplinary collection.
This is worthwhile reading, but not a must have.
Stylish Monkey
Architecture of Fear provides fascinating insights into the effects of the structures that surround us in our everyday lives. By drawing upon a diverse group of professionals, not all of them architects or urban planners, Nan Ellin has created an important work that will serve as a base for future research into the perplexities of urban life. Nan Ellin's own thoughts are among the most significant contributions to the compendium.