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Building Mixity : Cremorne2025 / 37.83 Degrees S / 144.993 Degrees E - (Paperback)

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In times of inflationary investment and explosive urban growth, Building Mixity! challenges the status quo of expansive and unequal development in Melbourne, Australia. The long forgotten and unique post-industrial suburb of Cremorne serves as a blueprint for an alternative vision of robust and productive city making. Building Mixity! explores the potentials of combining adaptive re-use tactics with new densities as a holistic and tangible strategy for urban transformation in a context of rapid population growth in the Asia Pacific. Building on the existing rich atmospheres and assets of the place, strategies to foster mixity are discussed from a design perspective, as well as economic, historic, legal, and social angles. How can the coexistence of old and new, of diversity of urban fabric, spaces-but also of inhabitants, economies, programs, and architectures-be preserved in a context of extreme investment pressures by designers, planners, and decision-makers? The book combines different research strategies mutually informing each other: interspersing design approaches with historical investigations and interviews, discussing community engagement, and recontextualising Melbourne's urban development as part of a global post-Global Financial Crisis phenomenon. This book emerged from a design research project at Monash University's Architecture Department led by Maud Cassaignau and Markus Jung. (Series: Monash Architecture Booklets) [Subject: Architecture, Art & Design, Design Research]
Number of Pages: 167
Genre: Architecture
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Author: Maud Cassaignau & Markus Jung & Matthew Xue
Language: English
Street Date: May 23, 2018
TCIN: 53707545
UPC: 9781925523515
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-1116
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