Architecture Beyond Architecture: Creativity and Social by Ismail Serageldin, Cynthia C. Davidson

By Ismail Serageldin, Cynthia C. Davidson

This quantity gains the initiatives entered for the 1995 Aga Khan Award for structure. An introductory bankruptcy discusses the award and explores spirituality in structures and modern society. The publication contains descriptions of the profitable designs in Yemen, Tunisia, Pakistan, Senegal and India. participants contain Charles Jencks, Peter Eisenman and Frank Gehry.

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He made a notable study of geosynclines (1900) and believed that when subsidence proceeds in a geosyncline, marine regression occurs over the adjacent coastlands, or, conversely, when compression and folding begin in a geosyncline, marine transgression affects the epicontinental areas (see, however, the work of Stille (1924)). For Haug, geosynclines were long, narrow mobile belts of accentuated deep-water sedimentation between stable blocks (some perhaps submerged as parts of oceans) (Haug 1907:166), very different from the marginal continental model of Schuchert and Stille.

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