Designing Cities: Critical Readings in Urban Design / Edition 1

Designing Cities: Critical Readings in Urban Design / Edition 1

by Alexander R. Cuthbert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631235035

ISBN-13: 9780631235033

Pub. Date: 02/10/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Designing Cities is the first reader to be published in the thriving field of urban design. It has been assembled to appeal to a broad range of readers interested in how the design of cities comes about.

  • Provides a complex and integrated perspective on the field of urban design.
  • Carefully structured, so that

Overview

Designing Cities is the first reader to be published in the thriving field of urban design. It has been assembled to appeal to a broad range of readers interested in how the design of cities comes about.

  • Provides a complex and integrated perspective on the field of urban design.
  • Carefully structured, so that students will gain an understanding of the theoretical context from which urban design has emerged.
  • Includes work by Manuel Castells, David Harvey, Christian Norberg-Schultz, Peter Marcuse and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631235033
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/10/2003
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Theory:.

1.The Process of Urban Social Change: Manuel Castells.

2. The Economic Currency of Architectural Aesthetics: Paul Walter Clarke.

3. The Post modern Debate over Urban Form: Sharon Zukin.

Part II: History:.

4. The New Historical Relationship Between Space and Society: Manuel Castells.

5. Urban Landscapes as Public History: Dolores Hayden.

6. Harmonies of Urban Design and Discords of City Form: Abraham Akkerman.

Part III: Philosophy:.

7. Social Justice, Postmodernism and the City: David Harvey.

8. The Phenomenon of Place: Christian Norberg Schulz.

9. Recapturing the Center: Mark Gottdeiner.

Part IV: Politics:.

10. Why are the Design and Development of Public Spaces Significant for Cities?: A. Madanipour.

11. Cast in Stone: Monuments, Geography and Nationalism: N. Johnson.

12. Reflections on Berlin : The Meaning of Construction and the Construction of Meaning: Peter Marcuse.

13. Tilted Arc and the Uses of Democracy: Rosalyn Deutsche.

Part V: Culture:.

15. Place-Form and Cultural Identity: Kenneth Frampton.

16. The Urban Landscape: Sharon Zukin.

Part VI: Gender:.

17. Sexuality and Urban Space. A Framework for Analysis: L. Knopp.

18. Gender Symbols and Urban Landscapes: Liz Bondi.

19. What Would a Non Sexist City Be Like?: Dolores Hayden.

Part VII: Environment:.

20. The Concept of Sustainability and its Relationship to Cities: Peter Newman and John Kenworthy.

21. Conservation as Preservation or as Heritage : Two Answers and Two Paradigms: G. H. Ashworth.

22. Zoopolis: Jennifer Wolch.

Part VIII: Aesthetics:.

23. Aesthetic Theory: Jon Lang.

24. The Urban Artefact as a work of Art: Aldo Rossi.

25. Aesthetic Ideology and Urban Design: Barbara Rubin.

Part IX: Typologies:.

26. The Third Typology: Anthony Vidler.

27. Typological and Morphological Elements of the Concept of Urban Space: Rob Krier.

28. Heterotopia Deserta: Sarah Chaplin.

Part X: Pragmatics:.

29. The Design Professions and the Built Environment in a Postmodern Epoch: Paul Knox.

30. A Catholic Approach to Organizing what Urban Designers Should Know: Anne Vernez Moudon.

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