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City as Loft: Adaptive Reuse as a Resource for Sustainable Urban Development.

City as Loft: Adaptive Reuse as a Resource for Sustainable Urban Development.

City as Loft: Adaptive Reuse as a Resource for Sustainable Urban Development.

$80.00

Baum, Martina and Kees Christiaanse. City as Loft: Adaptive Reuse as a Resource for Sustainable Urban Development. gta Verlag. 2013 94100 City as Loft examines the remarkable legacy of the industrial age in the United States, Russia, Brazil, China, and Europe. Looking at thirty case studies of repurposed industrial areas, the editors have assembled a variety of essays and interviews to provide a full cast of characters and context for each location, while scholars have contributed information on the history and theory behind the conversion of industrial spaces into other uses. The volume is rounded out with breathtaking images of each venture and an infographic by famed Dutch designer Joost Grootens that allows for the reader to visually compare all thirty projects. 386 pp. Pap.