The New Pastoralism demonstrates how small-scale additions or conversions using planting and wildlife can bring about engaging, delightful and efficient structures and spaces. The book s numerous contributors each showcase a particular Nature device that they used to enhance their built proposals. Images are provided with text as annotation. The prominent featured architects will include: Michael Sorkin, Nicholas Grimshaw, Ken Yeang, Kathryn Findlay and Mos Architecture. The other contributors will show small or medium sized built projects they have worked on. All contributors will showcase a building, structure or surface as either drawn proposal or built construction.
EditorIal 5 Helen Castle About the GUEST-EDITOR 6 Mark Titman Spotlight 8 Visual highlights of the issue Introduction 14 Dualism is Dead; Long Live the Pastoral Mark Titman Samuel Palmer and the Pastoral Vision 20 Colin Harrison The Golden Age: Between Wilderness and Utopia 26 Dominic Shepherd You Can Touch But Do Not Read : The Future-Rustic Work of Kathryn Findlay 32 Mark Titman The Land of Scattered Seeds 40 John Puttick Wild City: MVRDV Weaving Nature and the Urban 48 Marta Pozo Gil Surviving Versus Living: Nature and Nurture 56 May Leung Origin of Species 60 Michael Sorkin 68 Quit the Grey Limbo and Return to Paradise68 Matthew Cannon and Mascia Gianvanni Brave New Now 74 Liam Young Dirty Futures: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Mother Nature 82 Geoff Ward The Persistence of the Pastoral 86 Nic Clear Landscape Utopianism: Information, Ecology and Generative Pastoralism 94 Gregory Marinic Digital Cottage Industries 100 Mike Aling iPastoral 106 Mark Morris Exist-Stencil 112 Jeffrey James Open Fields: The Next Rural Design Revolution 118 Alastair Parvin Next-Door Instructions 126 Francois Roche Pastoral Manoeuvres: Ecologies of City, Nature and Practice 134 Duncan Berntsen 138 counterpoint 138 Et in Arcadia ego Et in Arcadia est Kevin Rhowbotham Contributors 142