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The endless city : the Urban Age Project by the London School of Economics and Deutsche Bank's Alfred Herrhausen Society
The endless city : the Urban Age Project by the London School of Economics and Deutsche Bank's Alfred Herrhausen Society
2007
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Imprint:
London : Phaidon, 2007.
Collation:
510 p. : col. ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Notes:
Published in collaboration with the London School of Economics.Includes bibliographical references (p. 504-506) and index.
Contents:
Foreword / Wolfgang Nowak -- The Urban Age Project / Ricky Burdett and Philipp Rode -- Theory, Policy and Practice / Deyan Sudjic -- Cities -- The Urbanization of the World / Edward Soja and Miguel Kanai -- New York City -- Finding its Nerve / Deyan Sudjic -- Behind the Boom / Susan Fainstein -- An Urban Age in a Suburban Nation? / Bruce Katz and Andy Altman -- Shanghai -- The Speed and the Friction / Deyan Sudjic -- The Urban Laboratory / Xiangming Chen -- China's New Revolution / Xiangming Chen -- London -- Governing the Ungovernable / Deyan Sudjic -- The Capital of Suburbia / Ricky Burdett -- Towards a Europe of Cities / Tony Travers -- The European City Model / Joan Clos -- Mexico City -- Back from the Brink / Deyan Sudjic -- After the Explosion / Jose Castillo -- Makeshift Globalization / Nestor Canclini -- Johannesburg -- The View from Outside / Deyan Sudjic -- Recovering from Apartheid / Lindsay Bremner -- African Urbanism / Caroline Kihato -- Berlin -- Looking for a New Future / Deyan Sudjic -- The Stunted Metropolis / Franziska Eichstadt-Bohlig -- The German System / Dieter Lapple -- Data: A statistical analysis of the six Urban Age cities -- Issues -- Seeing Like a City / Saskia Sassen -- The Open City / Richard Sennett -- Designing Government / Gerald Frug -- Politics, Power, Cities / Enrique Penalosa -- In Search of Authenticity / Rem Koolhaas -- The Particular and the Generic / Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron -- The Death and Life of the Urban Office / Frank Duffy -- How Roads Kill Cities / Hermann Knoflacher, Philipp Rode and Geetam Tiwari -- Informality and its Discontents / Geetam Tiwari -- Confronting Fear / Sophie Body-Gendrot -- At Home in the City / Anne Power -- Towards a Carbon Neutral London / Nicky Gavron -- Sustainable Cities / Guy Battle -- A Taxonomy of Towers / Alejandro Zaera-Polo -- Interventions -- From Theory Into Practice: An exploration of 20 projects demonstrating new urban thinking in the six Urban Age cities / Sarah Ichoika -- Positions -- An Agenda for the Urban Age / Bruce Katz, Andy Altman and Julie Wagner.
ISBN:
97807148482040714848204
Dewey class:
307.76
Language:
English
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Sandringham LibraryComputers and Business307.76 ENDRecently Returned
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