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A great new book written by Maurice Mitchell of the London Met. University. Please find attached a PDF flyer for Learning from Delhi with a 20% discount code (plus contents list). The code will work ...

A great new book written by Maurice Mitchell of the London Met. University. Please find attached a PDF flyer for Learning from Delhi with a 20% discount code (plus contents list). The code will work until the end of February. The website page for the book is: http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409401025

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    • 20% DISCOUNT WITH THIS FLYER *Learning from DelhiDispersed Initiatives in ChangingUrban LandscapesEdited by Shamoon Patwari and Bo Tang,Written by Maurice Mitchell, London Metropolitan University, UK‘This book is a powerful wake-up call to all architects. Itspeaks about the meaning of architecture in circumstancesthat appear very different to those with which we arefamiliar in the West. The line of enquiry always revolvesaround the question of “how might architecture improvethe way we live?” is a manifesto for an alternative form ...Itof architectural practice...a testament to the value of aneducation – not a training – and undoubtedly equipsstudents with strategies that are increasingly relevant.The reader is offered beautiful and mind blowinglycomplicated plans of existing settlements that have beensurveyed, not copied and pasted. Evocatively shady interiorviews are set into landscapes strewn with debris; all thedrawings inhabited by people. This is the landscape ofhumanity, where architecture serves as a backdrop, not amonument.’ – The Architectural ReviewAn invaluable theoretical and practical guide to ‘thinking global and acting local’. The bookis based on a ground-breaking course run by the London Metropolitan University School ofArchitecture, in which students produce schemes from research undertaken during field tripsto India. It provides a comprehensive review of the course and of the schemes produced since2002, and argues the value of linking practical projects with education in the studio.January 2011 322 pages Hardback 978-1-4094-0102-5 £35.00 £28.00 Orders may be placed in the following ways… Online: www.ashgate.com email: ashgate@bookpoint.co.uk Tel: +44 (0)1235 827730 Fax: +44 (0)1235 400454 mail TO: Bookpoint Ltd, Ashgate Publishing Direct Sales, 130 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 4SB, UK To receive the discount* please quote reference C1DYY20 when ordering www.ashgate.com/geography *Discount valid until 28/02/2011