Insurgent public space [electronic resource] : guerrilla urbanism and the remaking of contemporary cities / edited by Jeffrey Hou.
Contributor(s): Hou, Jeffrey.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Routledge, 2010Description: xii, 276 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780203093009 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Urbanization -- Case studies | Public spaces -- Case studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No title; No title; No title; No titleOnline resources: Click here to vie Also available in print edition
Includes bibliographical references and index.
(Not) your everyday public space / Jeffrey Hou -- Appropriating. Dancing on the streets of Beijing : improved uses within the urban system / Caroline Chen ; Latino urbanism in Los Angeles : a model for urban improvisation and reinvention / James Rojas ; Taking place : Rebar's absurd tactics in generous urbanism / Blaine Merker.
Reclaiming. eXperimentcity : cultivating sustainable development in Berlin's Freiráeaume / Michael A. LaFond -- Re-city, Tokyo : putting "publicness" into the urban building stocks / Shin Aiba and Osamu Nishida -- Claiming residual spaces in the heterogeneous city / Erick Villagomez.
Pluralizing. Claiming Latino space : cultural insurgency in the public realm / Michael Rios -- "Night market" in Seattle : community eventscape and the reconstruction of public space / Jeffrey Hou -- Making places of fusion and resistance : the experiences of immigrant women in Taiwanese townships / Hung-Ying Chen and Jia-He Lin -- How outsiders find home in the city : ChungShan in Taipei / Pina Wu.
Transgressing. Machizukuri house and its expanding network : making a new public realm in private homes / Yasuyoshi Hayashi -- Niwa-roju : private gardens serving the public realm / Isami Kinoshita -- Farmhouses as urban-rural public space / Sawako Ono, Ryoko Sato, and Mima Nishiyama.
Uncovering. Urban archives : public memories of everyday places / Irina Gendelman, Tom Dobrowolsky, and Giorgia Aiello -- Funny-- it doesn't look like insurgent space : the San Francisco Bureau of Urban Secrets and the practice of history as a public art / Jeannene Przyblyski -- Mapping the spaces of desire : brothel as city landmark, Wenminglo in Taipei / Yung-Teen Annie Chiu -- Spatial limbo : reinscribing landscapes in temporal suspension / Min Jay Kang.
Contesting. Public space activism, Toronto and Vancouver : using the banner of public space to build capacity and activate change / Andrew Pask -- Urban agriculture in the making of insurgent spaces in Los Angeles and Seattle / Teresa M. Mares and Devon G. Peèana -- When overwhelming needs meet underwhelming prospects : sustaining community open space activism in East St. Louis / Laura Lawson and Janni Sorensen
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