By Professor Elkadi Hisham
When designing, architects are responding to and making a dating among id, tradition and architectural style.
This e-book discusses even if the level of using glass facades has elevated, or certainly more suitable, the construction of significant place-making, thereby making a cultural identification of 'place'. taking a look at the advance of perceptions of glass facades in several cultures, it exhibits how modernist 'glass' structures are perceived as an expression of technical success, as symbols of world fiscal good fortune and as environment a impartial platform for multi-cultural societies – all of that are tricky for city builders and coverage makers to withstand in our period of globalization. Drawing on a few glossy and historical past layout initiatives from Europe, america, the center East and South East Asia, the booklet reports efforts of a few neighborhood cities and native locations to maneuver up the commercial ladder by means of adopting a extra 'global' aesthetic.
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