Building in the Anthropocene

Dean, C. 2019. Building in the Anthropocene. Disegno. 22, pp. 101-122.

TitleBuilding in the Anthropocene
TypeJournal article
AuthorsDean, C.
Abstract

An essay exploring Bushey Cemetery and YSP Visitors Centre and Gallery, based on interviews with the architects and close examination of Robert Smithson's works and writing surrounding sedimentation and geology. The text will set out the material and construction choices behind the two buildings and how this responds to both the buildings' programme, and its relationship to the landscape. The essay will also set out how the two projects represent a shift in thinking surrounding the anthropocene in architecture, and the impact of building on the earth.

Keywordsanthropocene
JournalDisegno
Journal citation22, pp. 101-122
ISSN2048-7770
Year2019
PublisherLondon Disegno Publications
Publisher's version
Publication dates
Published20 Apr 2019

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