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Transport in the New Millennium - edited by Austin Williams

£250.00

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A very good copy of this edited transcript of the discussion on the car and conflicting transport interests that took place at the important one day conference at the Royal College of Art on 11 Sept 1999. With b&w photos. Pencil annotations to the margins of some pages but very good overall.
Austin Williams is the Technical Editor of the Architects' Journal and Director of the Transport Research Group. An architect and project manager by profession, he is also a columnist with the Daily Telegraph and Visiting Tutor at the Vehicle Design department of the Royal College of Art.He is interested in the implications of sustainability on the built environment and the politics of transport; primarily to challenge the culture of low horizons and to advocate increased infrastructural provision. He is a regular correspondent to 'spiked' on-line magazine where he supports a thoroughgoing critique of the precautionary principle.He has written widely on architecture and transport and works include 'Attitudes to Transport', TRG Publications, 1998, 'Zen and the art of lifecycle maintenance', in 'Sustaining Architecture in the Anti-machine Age', ed Ian Abley and James Heartfield, Wiley-Academy, 2001 and 'Living in the Machine' in 'Carchitecture' , ed Jonathan Bell, August-Birkhauser, 2001. He organised the Transport in the New Millennium and The Need for Speed conferences in 1999 and 2000 and is currently working on 'Interchange: the end of the road' (2002).

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Author(s):
Austin Williams (Ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1903094003
Number of pages:
50
Publisher:
Transport Research Group

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A very good copy of this edited transcript of the discussion on the car and conflicting transport interests that took place at the important one day conference at the Royal College of Art on 11 Sept 1999. With b&w photos. Pencil annotations to the margins of some pages but very good overall.
Austin Williams is the Technical Editor of the Architects' Journal and Director of the Transport Research Group. An architect and project manager by profession, he is also a columnist with the Daily Telegraph and Visiting Tutor at the Vehicle Design department of the Royal College of Art.He is interested in the implications of sustainability on the built environment and the politics of transport; primarily to challenge the culture of low horizons and to advocate increased infrastructural provision. He is a regular correspondent to 'spiked' on-line magazine where he supports a thoroughgoing critique of the precautionary principle.He has written widely on architecture and transport and works include 'Attitudes to Transport', TRG Publications, 1998, 'Zen and the art of lifecycle maintenance', in 'Sustaining Architecture in the Anti-machine Age', ed Ian Abley and James Heartfield, Wiley-Academy, 2001 and 'Living in the Machine' in 'Carchitecture' , ed Jonathan Bell, August-Birkhauser, 2001. He organised the Transport in the New Millennium and The Need for Speed conferences in 1999 and 2000 and is currently working on 'Interchange: the end of the road' (2002).

Author(s):
Austin Williams (Ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1903094003
Number of pages:
50
Publisher:
Transport Research Group

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