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Portugali, Nili
In this book Nili Portugali, presents her particular interpretation of the holistic-phenomenological worldview in theory and in practice, a worldview which stands in recent years at the forefront of the scientific discourse, and is tightly related to Buddhist philosophy. The purpose of architecture is first and foremost to create a human environment for human beings. The real challenge of current architectural practice is to make the best use of the potential inherent in our modern technological age. Yet, modern society has lost the value of man and thus created a feeling of alienation between man and the environment. Contemporary architecture sought to dissociate itself from the world of emotions and connect the design process to the world of ideas, thus creating a rational relation between building and man, devoid of any emotion. Portugali argues that in order to change the feeling of the environment and create places and buildings we really feel 'at home' and want to live in, what is needed is not a change of style or fashion, but a transformation of the mechanistic worldview underlying current thought and approaches. Based on Christopher Alexander's basic assumption that behind human architecture there are universal and eternal codes common to us all as human beings, and that there is absolute truth underlying beauty and comfort, Portugali demonstrates how this approach, as well as her unique planning process stemming from it (based on the way things actually exist already on site) generates that common spiritual experience people undergo in buildings endowed with soul, no matter where or from what culture they come from. That she demonstrates through a variety of her buildings and projects (with over 600 color illustrations and drawings), in relation to the physical, cultural and social reality of the place they were planned and built on, an Israeli reality which reflects a unique interface between the orient and the west, a cultural interface she personally represents.245pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3936681058
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Inventory #21057
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Jaggar, Alison M.; Rothenberg, Paula S.
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners rubbed. Covers and spine faded. 446pp.
McGraw-Hill, 1984, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0070322511
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Inventory #26102
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Paterson, A. B.
N.B. Edges of D/J slightly creased with a small closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J. 78pp.
Angus and Robertson, 1987, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780207156311
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Inventory #27318
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Wolff, Charlotte
Signed by author on title page. N.B. Inch long closed tear to ffep. Spine faded with slight rubbing to head and tail. Foredge of front board marked. 221pp.
Methuen & Co Ltd, 1945, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #29811
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Editor Blanpain,R.
Although no one disputes that employment relations worldwide have been greatly affected by globalisation, no clear consensus has emerged on the nature and significance of this impact. The seven contributions to this symposium pursue a comparative approach, suggesting that direct analysis of employment relations in distinct industries in two comparably-sized economies since the advent of globalisation leads to a more precise understanding of the interaction of globalisation and employment relations, and sets a pattern for other studies to follow. The economies studied in the symposium are Australia and Korea, and the industries are automobile (and auto parts) manufacturing and retail banking. In both countries, labour unions play a key role in the way in which employers and governments react to political and economic pressures. 151pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041118500
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Inventory #15623
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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