Ecologies of Prosperity for the living city by Margarita Jover and Alex Wall

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Text Author
Margarita Jover, Alex Wall.
Book design
Pablo Mandel.
350 pages.
Soft Bound.
Year of publication
Fall 2018.
Publishing house

Margarita Jover

Margarita Jover is an Associate Professor of Architecture at Tulane University. Previously, she was an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia and has taught in several institutions in Barcelona. She is a co-author of the book The Water Park (ACTAR, 2008). Jover is the co-founder of Aldayjover architecture and landscape, a research-based practice focused on innovation. 

Some of her works include the Recovery of the Gallego riverbanks in Zuera, The Water Park, the Aranzadi Park, the EXPO 2008 Power Plant, the urban Integration of the Zaragoza Tramway, the Mill Cultural Center, and the Barcelona Green Diagonal Park.

Alex Wall

Alex Wall is Design Critic in Landscape Architecture and Co-area head of MDes Urbanism – Landscape – Ecology at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University. He was Professor of Practice, UVA School of Architecture, and Professor of International Urban Design and Planning, Faculty of Architecture at KIT, Germany. 

His books include Cities of Childhood – the Italian Colonie in the 1930s (with Stefano de Martino), (1989), and Victor Gruen – From urban shop to new city (2005). Recent articles include “The Urban Surface: Shifting Fields for Curated Events,” in B. C. Ivers (Ed.) The Culture of Curated Landscapes, (2018), and “Sprawl is Dead, Long Live the Low- Density City,” in Berger and Kotkin (Eds.) Infinite Suburbia (2017). Between 1982 and 1989 he worked at OMA in London, Rotterdam and Athens.



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