Designers' Guide to EN 1994-2: Eurocode 4: Design of by C.R. Hendy and R.P. Johnson (Editors)

By C.R. Hendy and R.P. Johnson (Editors)

This e-book is an authoritative consultant to the technical historical past and useful facets of this eu code of perform that may supersede corresponding nationwide codes within the international locations which are individuals of the ecu Standardisation company - CEN (Comit?© Europ?©en de Normalisation).

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These urban centres also easily become the targeted playground for random (New York City) and sustained (Belfast) civil conflict. Recognition of patterns can assist in the development of professional effective responses to new scenarios of inter-ethnic urban violence. ● The need for planners and architects to work within more interdisciplinary frameworks. The Beirut Master Plan project developed a ‘scenarios approach’ by a team of architects, planners, economists and sociologists looking at a number of different spatial trajectories for the currently divided city over a long-term period for a number of different users.

Tabula Rasa versus Fascimile Cities Make sure not to ask yourself, has it got to be modern architecture or local architecture, because those who ask this question demonstrate that they have not 26 Chapter 2 Architects and war understood the problem … Conversely you must not believe that solutions that would be mere imitations of the past would solve the problem. (Leconte, 1941, cited in Diefendorf, 1990: 43) The marked shifts in the role of architects from the Second World War to the present day can be expressed in the words of Swiss architect, Le Corbusier, the social reformer of the early twentieth century.

While several authors have sought to engage with the issues of post-conflict emergency repair (Barakat, 2005; Yarwood, 1998), appropriate policy-making structures for wardamaged cities (Bollens, 1999), the rebuilding of particular cities and buildings destroyed by war (Diefendorf, 1990; 1993; Hasic, 2002b) and the historical backgrounds behind 14 Chapter 1 From lines of contention to zones of connection design decisions in cities such as Beirut and Nicosia (Hocknell, 2001; Sarkis and Rowe, 1998) there has been little comparative research informing design professionals about effective examples of using architecture as a peace-building tool.

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