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Mitchell, William J. (William John) 1944-2010

Overview
Works: 175 works in 646 publications in 8 languages and 24,589 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Photographer, Thesis advisor, Interviewee, Producer
Classifications: TA1632, 303.4833
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Most widely held works by William J Mitchell
The reconfigured eye : visual truth in the post-photographic era by William J Mitchell( Book )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of bits : space, place, and the infobahn by William J Mitchell( Book )

56 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an introduction to a new type of city, a largely invisible but increasingly important system of virtual spaces interconnected by the emerging information superhighway. Practical examples and illustrations are used to examine architecture and urbanism in the context of digital telecommunications revolution, the ongoing miniaturisation of electronics, the comodification of bits, and the growing domination of software over materialized form
Reinventing the automobile : personal urban mobility for the 21st century by William J Mitchell( Book )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a long-overdue vision for a new automobile era. The cars we drive today follow the same underlying design principles as the Model Ts of a hundred years ago. In the twenty-first century, cars are still made for twentieth-century purposes. They're well suited for conveying multiple passengers over long distances at high speeds, but inefficient for providing personal mobility within cities- where most of the world's people now live. William Mitchell and two industry experts reimagine the automobile, describing vehicles of the near future that are green, smart, connected, and fun to drive. They roll out four big ideas that will make this both feasible and timely. First, we must transform the DNA of the automobile, basing it on electric-drive and wireless communication rather than on petroleum and the internal combustion engine. This allows vehicles to become lighter, cleaner, and "smart" enough to avoid crashes and traffic jams. Second, automobiles need to be linked by a Mobility Internet that allows them to collect and share data on traffic conditions, intelligently coordinates their movements, and keeps drivers connected to their social networks. Third, automobiles must be recharged through a convenient, cost-effective infrastructure that is integrated with smart electric grids and makes increasing use of renewable energy sources. Finally, dynamically priced markets for electricity, road space, parking space, and shared-use vehicles must be introduced to provide optimum management of urban mobility and energy systems
E-topia : "Urban life, Jim--but not as we know it" by William J Mitchell( Book )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The global digital network is not just a delivery system for email, Web pages, and digital television. It is a whole new form of urban infrastructure - one that will change the forms of our cities as dramatically as railroads, highways, electric power supply, and telephone networks did in the past. In this book, William J. Mitchell examines this new infrastructure and its implications for our future daily lives."--Jacket
The poetics of gardens by Charles Willard Moore( Book )

40 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an entirely different garden book: a pattern book in which a score of landscapes and gardens are drawn, described, and analyzed not just as a bouquet of pleasures but as sources, lodes to be mined for materials, shapes and relationships, and ideas for transforming our own backyards
Me++ : the cyborg self and the networked city by William J Mitchell( Book )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With Me++ the author of City of Bits and e-topia completes an informal trilogy examining the ramifications of information technology in everyday life. William Mitchell describes the transformation of wireless technology in the hundred years since Marconi: the scaling up of networks and the scaling down of the apparatus for transmission and reception. He examines the effects of wireless linkage, global interconnection, miniaturization, and portability on our bodies, our clothing, our architecture, our cities, and our uses of space and time."--Jacket
The logic of architecture : design, computation, and cognition by William J Mitchell( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Placing words : symbols, space, and the city by William J Mitchell( Book )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The meaning of a message, says William Mitchell, depends on the context of its reception: Shouting "fire" in a crowded theater produces a dramatically different effect from barking the same word to a squad of soldiers with guns. In Placing Words, Mitchell looks at the ways in which urban spaces and places provide settings for communication and at how they conduct complex flows of information through the twenty-first century city."--Jacket
High technology and low-income communities : prospects for the positive use of advanced information technology by Bishwapriya Sanyal( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How will low-income communities be affected by the waves of social, economic, political, and cultural change that surround the new information technologies? How can we influence the outcome? This action-oriented book identifies the key issues, explores the evidence, and suggests some answers. Avoiding both utopianism and despair, the book presents the voices of technology enthusiasts and skeptics, as well as social activists."--Jacket
Digital design media : a handbook for architects and design professionals by William J Mitchell( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer-aided architectural design by William J Mitchell( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Electronic design studio : architectural knowledge and media in the computer era by International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of computer graphics programming : a structured introduction for architects and designers by William J Mitchell( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagining MIT : designing a campus for the twenty-first century by William J Mitchell( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents the story of the decade long, billion-dollar building boom at MIT and how it produced major works of architecture by Charles Correa, Frank Gehry, Steven Holl, Fumihiko Maki, and Kevin Roche
World's greatest architect : making, meaning, and network culture by William J Mitchell( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond productivity : information technology, innovation, and creativity by William J Mitchell( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fine structure and iteration trees by William J Mitchell( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book constructs an inner model with a Woodin cardinal and develops its fine structure theory using the theory of iteration trees
Environmental design: research and practice; proceedings by Conference on Environmental Design( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education and creativity by Simon Foxell( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education and Creativity studies the future of the knowledge and creative economies in our changing world. The education sector will be key to the continued success of the economy, but will need to adapt to significant changes in its demographic mix coupled with higher social expectations. The opportunity to both learn and employ new skills will need to extend to embrace all ages and sectors of society
Proposition by William J Mitchell( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The reconfigured eye : visual truth in the post-photographic era
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Уильям Дж. Митчелл

ویلیام جی. میچل معمار آمریکایی

미첼, 윌리암 1944-

미첼, 윌리엄 J. 1944-

미첼, 윌리엄 존 1944-

ミッチェル, ウィリアム

ミッチェル, ウィリアム・J.

ミッチェル, ウイリアム

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City of bits : space, place, and the infobahnReinventing the automobile : personal urban mobility for the 21st centuryE-topia : "Urban life, Jim--but not as we know it"The poetics of gardensMe++ : the cyborg self and the networked cityThe logic of architecture : design, computation, and cognitionPlacing words : symbols, space, and the cityHigh technology and low-income communities : prospects for the positive use of advanced information technology