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Published on October 10th, 2013 | by Vincent Jobse

System City. AD by Michael Weinstock.

Ok, it is a bit older than most magazines discussed here.

Sorry, the magazine, Architectural Design 224, was too interesting. I took it home and read it from cover to cover. System City, theme of Architectural Design July/August 2013, describes the structure of cities and the space of flows, under guest editor Michael Weinstock, architect and director at the School of Architecture in London.

Tht results in 136 highly interesting pages. On the Urban Energy Data Model. On climate, ecology and the city. On forrest patterns as a model for urban morphologies. On variation and distribution. On networks and the city.

And on change – as is said in AD: ‘the urban landscape is rich and diverse, and thus becomes a heterogeneous landscape of emergent interactions within a homeostatic environment’.

Architectural Design
July / August 2013
Profile no 224
Guest edited by Michael Weinstock
136 pages | English

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Vincent Jobse is a Dutch design addict, who fully enjoys the pleasures of the web, but who loves print on pure, old-fashioned paper.



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