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  • Fair Shared Cities

    The Impact of Gender Planning in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Marion Roberts

    Edited by Inés Sánchez de Madariaga

    Bringing together a diverse team of leading scholars and professionals, this book offers a variety of insights into ongoing gender mainstreaming policies in Europe with a focus on urban/spatial planning. Gender mainstreaming was first legislated for in the European Union with the Treaty of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Selling EthniCity

    Urban Cultural Politics in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier

    Bringing together a multidisciplinary team of scholars, this book explores the importance of ethnicity and cultural economy in the post-Fordist city in the Americas. It argues that cultural, political and economic elites make use of cultural and ethnic elements in city planning and architecture in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Dissolution of Place

    Architecture, Identity, and the Body, 1st Edition

    By Shelton Waldrep

    Postmodern architecture - with its return to ornamentality, historical quotation, and low-culture kitsch - has long been seen as a critical and popular anodyne to the worst aspects of modernist architecture: glass boxes built in urban locales as so many interchangeable, generic anti-architectural…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • New Visualities, New Technologies

    The New Ecstasy of Communication, 1st Edition

    By J. Macgregor Wise

    Edited by Hille Koskela

    Back in the 1980s Jean Baudrillard wrote that public space was collapsing due to a double obscenity: 'The most intimate operation of your life becomes the potential grazing ground of the media....The entire universe also unfolds unnecessarily on your home screen.' He termed this the ecstasy of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • International Exhibitions and Urbanism

    The Zaragoza Expo 2008 Project, 1st Edition

    By Javier Monclús

    International Exhibitions and Urbanism provides an insightful and comprehensive historical review of international exhibitions in its first half, which is then illustrated with a thorough technical analysis of the Zaragoza 2008 project in its second half. The first half offers a comparative…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Experience and Conflict: The Production of Urban Space

    1st Edition

    By Panu Lehtovuori

    When designing, planning and building urban spaces, many contradictory and conflicting actors, practices and agendas coexist. This book propounds that, at present, this process is conducted in an artificial reality, 'Concept City', characterized by a simplified and outdated conception of space. It…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of the Piazza

    The History and Meaning of the Italian Square, 1st Edition

    By Eamonn Canniffe

    Through a detailed study of the principal spaces of Italian cities, this book explores the relationship between political systems and their methods of representation in architecture. Illustrated by contemporary photographs and analytical drawings, it examines significant piazzas and situates these…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Radicals' City: Urban Environment, Polarisation, Cohesion

    1st Edition

    By Ralf Brand, Sara Fregonese

    Bringing together comparative case studies from Belfast, Beirut, Amsterdam and Berlin, this book examines the role of the urban environment in social polarisation processes. In doing so, it provides a timely and refreshingly innovative voice in the confusing babble on (counter-)terrorism, urban…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • A City of One's Own

    Blurring the Boundaries Between Private and Public, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot, Jacques Carré

    This book highlights the citizens' continuous participation in a wide range of urban affairs, especially outside institutional frameworks. It brings together an interdisciplinary team of French, British and American academics who examine the long and rich history of participation or partnership in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Demolishing Whitehall

    Leslie Martin, Harold Wilson and the Architecture of White Heat, 1st Edition

    By Adam Sharr, Stephen Thornton

    This book is about a lost world, albeit one less than 50 years old. It is the story of a grand plan to demolish most of Whitehall, London’s historic government district, and replace it with a ziggurat-section megastructure built in concrete. In 1965 the architect Leslie Martin submitted a proposal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • New Mobilities Regimes in Art and Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Witzgall, Gerlinde Vogl

    New Mobilities Regimes analyses how global mobilities are changing the world of today and the role of political and economic power. Bringing together essays by leading scholars and social scientists, including Mimi Sheller and Bülent Diken with the work of well-known artists and art theorists such…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Ineffably Urban: Imaging Buffalo

    1st Edition

    By Miriam Paeslack

    Buffalo, in New York state, is 'ineffable': a typical city in transition between its past and future. It is a classic example of one of many 'shrinking cities' in North America and elsewhere which once prospered because of heavy industrialization, but which now have to deal with various degrees of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

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