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Rowe, Peter G.

Works: 116 works in 348 publications in 6 languages and 9,459 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Thesis advisor, Collector
Classifications: NA1545, 711.4
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter G Rowe
Architectural encounters with essence and form in modern China by Peter G Rowe( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Built around snatches of discussion overheard in a Beijing design studio, this book explores attitudes toward architecture in China since the opening of the Treaty Ports in the 1840s. Central to the discussion are the concepts of ti and yong, or "essence" and "form," Chinese characters that are used to define the proper arrangement of what should be considered modern and essentially Chinese. Ti and yong have gone through various transformations - for example, from "Chinese learning for essential principles and Western learning for practical application" to "socialist essence and cultural form" and an almost complete reversal to "modern essence and Chinese form.""--Jacket
Urban intensities : contemporary housing types and territories by Peter G Rowe( )

19 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A qualitative approach to diversity and density in housing A concept that unites architectural and urban design A wide range of original drawings of benchmark case studies Diversity and density in housing today Accomodation of diversity and the creation of urban density are a focus of world-wide building and planning activities today. This book combines the architectural and urban scales to demonstrate that it is a specific quality, urban intensity, which determines the success of housing. The authors provide a typology of housing according to the ways in which diversity and density are created. Comparisons with historical models and critical appraisals based on the authors' unique standing give ample information on the pros and cons of major types of housing, their pitfalls and successful examples. Newly created sets of drawings, from floor plans to spectacular 3D aerial views of the buildings in their urban contexts, accompany each of the more than twenty case studies that are described and analyzed in detail. The approach taken here relates to many pressing issues in contemporary housing, including the avoidance of urban sprawl, the revival of city centers and the ongoing search for innovative housing types"--Publiarq: publicaciones de arquitectura y arte
Emergent architectural territories in East Asian cities by Peter G Rowe( )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book maps and describes the large development areas in big cities in China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan ... such as CCTV, Lujiazui, Kansai Airport, Xinyi, Taipei 101, Chek Lap Kok, Cheonggyecheon, Roppongi Hills, Da Shanzi, Shahe, Omotesando and Marina Bay"--Page 4 of cover
Design thinking by Peter G Rowe( Book )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu xi tong shuo ming le jian zhu she ji yu cheng shi gui hua de she ji guo cheng, shen shi le zhong zhong bu tong de li lun guan dian, zhan xian le tong yong yu suo you she ji de ji ben tan jiu gou jia
Making a middle landscape by Peter G Rowe( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modernity and housing by Peter G Rowe( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China's urban communities : concepts, contexts, and well-being by Peter G Rowe( )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concepts of community in China -- Urban types and projects -- Health and well-being in residential districts -- New pathways forward
Civic realism by Peter G Rowe( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics covered in the book include the role of the state and civil society in the construction of civic spaces, aesthetic and architectural dimensions of realism, individual and collective uses of urban space, and how civic places constitute as well as represent the civic aspects of our lives. The examples, mostly from the modern period, include recent public spaces in Barcelona, several of the Grand Projects in Paris, neorealist projects in postwar Rome, contemporary transformations of the Manhattan grid, and Plecnik's water axis in prewar Ljubljana
East Asia modern : shaping the contemporary city by Peter G Rowe( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting explosion of urban expansion is occurring in East Asia: cities such as Singapore, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, and Shanghai are expanding at a prodigious rate and bringing widespread change to the region. Peter G. Rowe's East Asia Modern is a timely comparative analysis of urban growth in this rapidly evolving part of the globe. Peter G. Rowe's East Asia Modern is a timely comparative study of urban expansion in the region, examining the processes by which new city building has taken place in recent years. The author - a well-known writer in the field of East Asian architecture and urbanism - focuses on how the modernizing process might most usefully be understood, especially with regard to building processes and projects; and how that understanding differs from other modernizing circumstances. He explains what the process has meant for the general cultural diffusion of modern, largely Western, ideas, how East Asian urban regions have developed their own distinct kind of modernity, and also what lessons can be learned from the contemporary East Asian experience. The book also provides a historical assessment of the region, showing how cities have developed over the last century and setting into context their individual paths towards becoming modern
Projecting Beirut : episodes in the construction and reconstruction of a modern city by Peter G Rowe( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern urban housing in China, 1840-2000 by Peter G Rowe( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanghai : architecture and urbanism for modern China by Peter G Rowe( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rise of Shanghai over the past decade is a story of superlatives. The city's skyline has been totally transformed. It now boasts some of world's tallest buildings and longest bridges. This volume presents portfolios of more than thirty design projects recently completed or currently underway, along with expert essays offering pointed analyses from urban design to conservation, confirming Shanghai's preeminent position in the global network."--BOOK JACKET
Rodolfo Machado and Jorge Silvetti : buildings for cities : with a translation into Italian by Rodolfo Machado( Book )

14 editions published in 1989 in English and Multiple languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles for local environmental management by Peter G Rowe( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on architectural practices in the nineties( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building Barcelona : a second Renaixença by Peter G Rowe( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A landmark among the books written on Barcelona, Building Barcelona: A Second Renaixenca provides an enthusiastic examination of the city's urban transformation. Peter G. Rowe unfolds Barcelona's rebirth through a clever destination of historical facts that are intertwined with major international events."--Jacket
Delayed space : work of Homa Fardjadi and Mohsen Mostafavi by Homa Fardjadi( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Owen Moss the box by Eric Owen Moss( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Form and pedagogy : the design of the university city in Latin America by Carlos Garciavelez Alfaro( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the twentieth-century large-scale design interventions inscribed into the Latin American city, the university campus is the most salient symbol of progress. The academy became an epicenter of twentieth-century architectural and urban experimentation and a unique urban development within major Latin American cities. The project examines the design and legacy of the principal Latin American campuses built in the past 60 years. Furthermore, the project traces the continental and transcontinental design influences that shaped these grounds, and map their spatial evolution. Finally, it explores the relevance of the autonomous university campus as an urban development pole in the city. The massive urban expansion that occurred in major Latin American cities in the postwar era created a widespread impetus for new learning environments. Several Latin American nations that viewed education as an emblem of progress and civility established university-cities. This trend drew influential architects and planners, creating synergies between schools of architecture and planning, national and international design practitioners, and visual artists. Among the exemplars of this synergy is the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), where a master plan by Mario Pani and Enrique del Moral, UNAM School of Architecture professors, was complemented by architectural contributions by midcentury Mexican Modernists, and works from world-renowned Mexican artists. Similar synergies are seen in the Universidad de Puerto Rico, with Henry Klumb heavily influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright, and in Carlos Raúl Villanueva's Ciudad Universitaria in Caracas. The Latin American campus became a unique architectural laboratory, generating a design dialogue across national borders and continents. While some of these campuses have been studied as national projects, and others have not been profiled at all, an examination of them as a continental enterprise has yet to be proposed. The publication, by singling out the architectural value of each campus and pairing it with texts from influential Latin American Architectural historians raises a unique awareness about the state of these grounds in order to equalize the conservation policies for each of these institutions, which today are unbalanced from campus to campus, and in some instances, from building to building within a single university
Urban watershed management : flooding and water quality( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Emergent architectural territories in East Asian cities
Emergent architectural territories in East Asian citiesDesign thinkingMaking a middle landscapeModernity and housingCivic realismEast Asia modern : shaping the contemporary cityProjecting Beirut : episodes in the construction and reconstruction of a modern cityModern urban housing in China, 1840-2000
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Rowe, Peter

ロウ, ピーター・G.