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The Future of Place

Moore Ruble Yudell

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The Future of Place is divided into four sections. The first showcases private residential projects, showing how they respond uniquely to the surrounding context, environment and inhabitant’s needs. The second section focuses on campus work, how it is evolving to fit the contemporary student’s needs, and the requirements of the urban context. The third section address civic structures–from embassies to parking structures–and how an effective design integrates the buildings’ highly specialized programming. Lastly, housing and master planning are showcased to depict humane and effective iterations of a high density program.

Specifications

SKU:
90270
Size: 
9 1/2 x 11 1/2"
Pages: 
392pp
Binding: 
Trade Cloth
Publication date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2012
ISBN: 
978-7-5381656-1-6
Weight: 
1.57kg / 3.5lb
Rights world: 
Available

 

 

Buzz Yudell, FAIA, Partner.  Buzz Yudell’s passion for architecture grew out of a synthesis of artistic and social concerns.  Buzz has led project design on a broad array of community and civic projects. Throughout his career, Buzz has found teaching, writing, and community service to be critical in the evolution of both the theoretical and cultural role of architecture in shaping and celebrating place and community.  He has taught at Yale, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Texas, Austin, and was honored to hold the distinguished Howard Friedman Chair of Architecture at University of California, Berkeley.  In 2006 Buzz and John’s leadership was recognized when the firm received the National AIA Firm Award, the highest honor that can be bestowed to an American architecture firm.  In 2007 Buzz Yudell and John Ruble received the 2007 American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Gold Medal Award.

Michael J. Crosbie, Ph.D., AIA, is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture at the University of Hartford. He is the editor-in-chief of Faith & Form: The Interfaith Journal on Religion, Art, and Architecture.  The author of more than 15 books and hundreds of articles on architecture, design, and practice, Dr. Crosbie is a frequent contributor to international print and online publications.  He is also a registered architect. 

John Ruble, FAIA, Partner.  John Ruble, FAIA began his career as architect and planner in the Peace Corps, Tunisia, where a profound experience of culture, climate, and place provided lasting influences on his work.  At the University of California, Los Angeles, he studied and associated with Charles Moore.  In 1977, John, Charles, and Buzz Yudell formed Moore Ruble Yudell.  Since co-founding Moore Ruble Yudell, John Ruble has collaborated with his partners on a broad spectrum of residential, academic, cultural and urban design work.  As Partner-in-Charge, he has helped realize some of the firm's best-known international work. With architecture degrees from University of Virginia and the University of California, Los Angeles School of Architecture and Urban Planning, John has been active in teaching and research, leading graduate design studios at UCLA and Cornell University.  Together with Buzz Yudell, John is the 2007 American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Gold Medal recipient.

 

Overview: 

The Future of Place is divided into four sections. The first showcases private residential projects, showing how they respond uniquely to the surrounding context, environment and inhabitant’s needs. The second section focuses on campus work, how it is evolving to fit the contemporary student’s needs, and the requirements of the urban context. The third section address civic structures–from embassies to parking structures–and how an effective design integrates the buildings’ highly specialized programming. Lastly, housing and master planning are showcased to depict humane and effective iterations of a high density program.

About the author: 

Moore Ruble Yudell, in over thirty years of practice, has earned an international reputation for excellence in design based on an unwavering commitment to humanistic principles and thoughtful design for an extraordinary range of projects and places.  Under the leadership of partners Buzz Yudell, FAIA, John Ruble, FAIA, and principals Neal Matsuno, AIA, LEED® AP, Jeanne Chen, AIA, Mario Violich, AIA, ASLA, Michael S. Martin, AIA, James Mary O’Connor, AIA, Krista Becker, AIA, LEED® AP, and Associate Principal Stanley Anderson, AIA, IIDA, Director of Interior Design, the firm has built a diverse portfolio of award-winning work that embraces the critical concerns of community, identity, and place.  The desire to create meaningful, memorable, and sustainable places, inspired by climatic and cultural understandings, has guided the firm’s work at all scales from private residences and multi-family housing, to academic and civic buildings, to campus and community planning.