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Urban Ethics under Conditions of Crisis (eBook)

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Urban Ethics under Conditions of Crisis investigates the states of urban planning, architectural design, sustainability, landscape architecture, and engineering, and examines their correlation with social attitudes and dispositions that can impact on socio-cultural and political engagement internationally in conditions of crisis. The theme of the book emphasizes the need to acknowledge the controversial character of contemporary social life under critical social conditions, in correlation with urban space. It concerns the evaluation of critical issues such as:

Contents:
  • Theory & History:
    • Informal Ethics, Ethics of Transformation: Political and Landscape Urbanity (Konstantinos Moraitis)
    • Mapping Three Ideal Types of the Concept of the Void: Towards a Spatial Ethos of Immaterial Urbanity (Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou)
    • Urban Ethics and Dystopia*: Is Architecture as We Know It Under Strain? (Maria Kaltsa)
    • Central Archaeological Domains of Athens and Rome: Physical, Metaphysical and Moral Aspects of Their Respective Management (Argyro Loukaki)
  • Power & Space:
    • Asylum-Seekers as Signifiers of Living together in Europe? (Penny - Panagiota Koutrolikou)
    • Looking for Spatial Diversity in Central Urban Space of Istanbul (Melih Birik)
    • Being and Making Berlin: Researching Urban Ethics in Berlin's Spatial Transformation Processes (Max Ott)
    • Public Monuments in Contemporary Belgrade: Between Stumbling Blocs and Invisibility (Mariela Cvetić)
    • Morality Versus Ethics in the Urban Development of Exarcheia (Leonidas Koutsoumpos)
  • Landscape Ethics:
    • Environmental Design for Well-Being: A Review of the Impact of Architecture on Human Emotions (Stamatina Th Rassia & Maria G Zervou)
    • From Waterfronts to Waterscapes: Discussing a Landscape Approach to Coastal Designs in Barcelona (Maria Goula & Alice Sturm)
    • Ethics of Construction: From 'Hardscape' Urbanity to Natural Landscape References (Konstantinos Moraitis)

Readership: Graduate students and researchers in architecture, engineering, urban planning, and related fields will be engaged by the contributions written by eminent international experts from a variety of disciplines.Urban Ethics;Urban Planning;Landscape Architecture;Sustainable Futures00

Urban Ethics under Conditions of Crisis investigates the states of urban planning, architectural design, sustainability, landscape architecture, and engineering, and examines their correlation with social attitudes and dispositions that can impact on socio-cultural and political engagement internationally in conditions of crisis. The theme of the book emphasizes the need to acknowledge the controversial character of contemporary social life under critical social conditions, in correlation with urban space. It concerns the evaluation of critical issues such as:

Contents:
  • Theory & History:
    • Informal Ethics, Ethics of Transformation: Political and Landscape Urbanity (Konstantinos Moraitis)
    • Mapping Three Ideal Types of the Concept of the Void: Towards a Spatial Ethos of Immaterial Urbanity (Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou)
    • Urban Ethics and Dystopia*: Is Architecture as We Know It Under Strain? (Maria Kaltsa)
    • Central Archaeological Domains of Athens and Rome: Physical, Metaphysical and Moral Aspects of Their Respective Management (Argyro Loukaki)
  • Power & Space:
    • Asylum-Seekers as Signifiers of Living together in Europe? (Penny - Panagiota Koutrolikou)
    • Looking for Spatial Diversity in Central Urban Space of Istanbul (Melih Birik)
    • Being and Making Berlin: Researching Urban Ethics in Berlin's Spatial Transformation Processes (Max Ott)
    • Public Monuments in Contemporary Belgrade: Between Stumbling Blocs and Invisibility (Mariela Cvetić)
    • Morality Versus Ethics in the Urban Development of Exarcheia (Leonidas Koutsoumpos)
  • Landscape Ethics:
    • Environmental Design for Well-Being: A Review of the Impact of Architecture on Human Emotions (Stamatina Th Rassia & Maria G Zervou)
    • From Waterfronts to Waterscapes: Discussing a Landscape Approach to Coastal Designs in Barcelona (Maria Goula & Alice Sturm)
    • Ethics of Construction: From 'Hardscape' Urbanity to Natural Landscape References (Konstantinos Moraitis)

Readership: Graduate students and researchers in architecture, engineering, urban planning, and related fields will be engaged by the contributions written by eminent international experts from a variety of disciplines.Urban Ethics;Urban Planning;Landscape Architecture;Sustainable Futures00


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