Remaking Cities: An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

Remaking Cities: An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

by Tony Fry


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474224154
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 08/10/2017
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tony Fry directs The Studio at the Edge of the World, is Adjunct Professor, Creative Exchange Institute, University of Tasmania, Australia, and is Visiting Professor University of Ibague, Colombia. He is the author of twelve books, including Design Futuring, Design as Politics and Becoming Human by Design.

Table of Contents


Part I: Contexts of Change: the limits of how we see cities today
1. Cities Now
2. Understanding the City as a Designing Event
3. What Designs a City?
4. The City, Humanity & Time
5. Urban Imperatives
6. New Imaginaries & the City
7. Other Worlds are Coming
8. Post-Sustainability

Part II: Contexts of Action
9. Metrofitting: Take Two
10. Metrofitting, Thinking Otherwise
11. Unlearning & Learning
12. Metrofitting & the De-signing of Design
13. Metrofitting & Urban Design Fictions
14. Space, Time, Dwelling & Movement
15. Metrofitting and Being in the City

Part III: Introduction to the case studies
Cincinnati Case Study
New Cairo Case Study

Selected Bibliography

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