Lecture 1, part 1: the railway station: a tower of babel

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Title: Lecture 1, part 1: the railway station: a tower of babel
Author: Kohler, Niklaus
Abstract: Dr. Kohler looks at the railway station's importance in 19th century Europe in terms of its impact on social interaction, people's concepts of time, and economic and technological change. Over the years, the railway station's role has diminished to the point that it has been called an "endangered species".
Description: The first part (of three parts) of the first of a series of five lectures presented by Niklaus Kohler to the students in the UT School of Architecture Foundations of Sustainable Architecture class (ARC350R, Fall 2009). Video.
Department: Architecture, School of
Subject: Sustainable building--Design and construction Railway stations (architecture) Urban, regional and transport planning space place nodes Public spaces Place (Philosophy) Architectural design--Psychological aspects Architectural design--Social aspects Sustainable urban development
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/14603
Date: 2009-09-28

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