Cities of Light: Two Centuries of Urban Illumination

Cities of Light: Two Centuries of Urban Illumination


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138813922
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/25/2015
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sandy Isenstadt teaches the history of modern architecture at the University of Delaware, USA. His writings range over topics as varied as postwar reformulations of modern architecture, visual perception in the built environment, landscape views, and American material culture. He is currently working on a book examining novel luminous spaces introduced by electric lighting in the twentieth century.

Margaret Maile Petty is a senior lecturer in design history at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Her research broadly investigates the discourse, production, and representation of artificial light in the built environment, with a particular focus on architectural lighting and interiors. She has published broadly on the historical significance and development of lighting design in many academic journals and edited books. In addition, she regularly writes for leading lighting industry publications on a variety of contemporary issues, practices, and projects relevant to the discipline today.

Dietrich Neumann is professor in the history of art and architecture at Brown University, USA. His research concentrates on late 19th and early 20th century European and American architecture. Neumann has published on the history of buildings materials, German skyscrapers of the 1920s, the history of film set design, and architectural illumination.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Istanbul Chapter 2: Boston Chapter 3: London Chapter 4: Paris Chapter 5: Mumbai Chapter 6: Buffalo Chapter 7: Los Angeles Chapter 8: Blackpool Chapter 9: Berlin Chapter 10: Sao Paolo Chapter 11: Lagos Chapter 12: New York City Chapter 13: Mexico City Chapter 14: Buenos Aires Chapter 15: Johannesburg Chapter 16: Los Angeles Chapter 17: Tokyo Chapter 18: Shanghai Chapter 19: Moscow Chapter 20: Vienna Chapter 21: Paris Chapter 22: Washington, D.C. Chapter 23: Sydney Chapter 24: Yilan Chapter 25: London Chapter 26: Derby Chapter 27: Hong Kong Chapter 28: Huangzhou Chapter 29: Berlin Chapter 30: Oulu Chapter 31: New York City

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