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Future city [electronic resource] / edited by Stephen Read, Jáeurgen Rosemann, Job van Eldijk.

Contributor(s): Read, Stephen | Rosemann, Jáeurge | Eldijk, Job va.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Spon Press, 2005Description: iv, 296 p. : ill. (some col.), maps.ISBN: 9780203857786 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Cities and towns | Cities and towns -- Forecasting | Urbanization | City planning | Social change | Civilization, Modern -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Click here to vi Also available in print edition
Contents:
Introduction / Jáeurgen Rosemann -- The form of the future / Stephen Read -- Randstad, From Randstad to Deltametropolis / Dirk Frieling -- Johannesburg, Remaking Johannesburg / Lindsay Bremner -- Sydney, The construction of Sydney's global image / Penelope Dean -- Kuala Lumpur, An allegorical postmetropolis / Ramesh Kumar Biswas -- Berlin, The voids of Berlin / Andreas Huyssen -- Mumbai, Millennial identities / Jim Masselos -- Capitalism and the city / Richard Sennett -- Exit 'post' : the making of 'glocal' urban modernities / Erik Swyngedouw -- Reading the city in a global digital age / Saskia Sassen -- Playing with information / M. Christine Boyer -- Los Angeles, Cluster city / Kazys Varnelis -- Amsterdam, Beyond inside and out / Stephen Read -- Douala, Local navigation in Douala / AbdouMaliq Simone -- Belgrade, Evolution in an urban jungle / Stealth Group -- Hong Kong, The experienced city / Gary Chang -- Milan, Urban footnotes / Stefano Boeri -- The image of metropolis / NEXT Architects
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Jáeurgen Rosemann -- The form of the future / Stephen Read -- Randstad, From Randstad to Deltametropolis / Dirk Frieling -- Johannesburg, Remaking Johannesburg / Lindsay Bremner -- Sydney, The construction of Sydney's global image / Penelope Dean -- Kuala Lumpur, An allegorical postmetropolis / Ramesh Kumar Biswas -- Berlin, The voids of Berlin / Andreas Huyssen -- Mumbai, Millennial identities / Jim Masselos -- Capitalism and the city / Richard Sennett -- Exit 'post' : the making of 'glocal' urban modernities / Erik Swyngedouw -- Reading the city in a global digital age / Saskia Sassen -- Playing with information / M. Christine Boyer -- Los Angeles, Cluster city / Kazys Varnelis -- Amsterdam, Beyond inside and out / Stephen Read -- Douala, Local navigation in Douala / AbdouMaliq Simone -- Belgrade, Evolution in an urban jungle / Stealth Group -- Hong Kong, The experienced city / Gary Chang -- Milan, Urban footnotes / Stefano Boeri -- The image of metropolis / NEXT Architects

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