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Remaking Metropolis

Author : Edward Cook
ISBN : 9780415670814
Genre : Architecture
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Remaking Metropolis examines examples of both urban decay and destruction as well as urban rebirth. It shows why particular approaches were successful, or did not achieve their objectives. By bringing together innovative approaches to urban living from across the world, and by demonstrating how local initiatives can contribute to global solutions, the book establishes a framework in which to evaluate current and future developments for urban change, and to stimulate a reassessment of urban redevelopment and policies. "Think Globally, Act Locally" is an oft used phrase to encourage citizens to take steps close to home as part of addressing overarching environmental issues. Critics of this view point to the potential for parochial or even myopic approaches, while supporters argue that it creates both a more sustainable and a more culturally grounded environment. Remaking Metropolis brings together real world experiences that combine local action with a global world view, to demonstrate the continuum between the local and the remote. At the same time the compartmentalization of contemporary perspectives towards human life in the fields of science, design, ecology, medicine, and politics is leading to increased fragmentation of the mind, body, city, and globe. By bridging these artificial divides between disciplines, this collection of individual case studies demonstrates the holistic approach necessary for a genuinely sustainable urban condition.

Smart City Implementation

Author : Renata Paola Dameri
ISBN : 9783319457666
Genre : Business & Economics
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In a series of essays, this book describes and analyzes the concept and theory of the recent smart city phenomenon from a global perspective, with a focus on its implementation around the world. After defining the concept it then elaborates on the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as an enabler for smart cities, and the role of ICT in the interplay with smart mobility. A separate chapter develops the concept of an urban smart dashboard for stakeholders to measure performance as well as the economic and public value. It offers examples of smart cities around the globe, and two detailed case studies on Genoa and Amsterdam exemplify the book’s theoretical and empirical findings, helping readers understand and evaluate the effectiveness and capability of new smart city programs.

Entangled East And West

Author : Simo Mikkonen
ISBN : 9783110570601
Genre : History
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Despite increasing scholarship on the cultural Cold War, focus has been persistently been fixed on superpowers and their actions, missing the important role played by individuals and organizations all over Europe during the Cold War years. This volume focuses on cultural diplomacy and artistic interaction between Eastern and Western Europe after 1945. It aims at providing an essentially European point of view on the cultural Cold War, providing fresh insight into little known connections and cooperation in different artistic fields. Chapters of the volume address photography and architecture, popular as well as classical music, theatre and film, and fine arts. By examining different actors ranging from individuals to organizations such as universities, the volume brings new perspective on the mechanisms and workings of the cultural Cold War. Finally, the volume estimates the pertinence of the Cold War and its influence in post-1991 world. The volume offers an overview on the role culture played in international politics, as well as its role in the Cold War more generally, through interesting examples and case studies.

Latino Placemaking And Planning

Author : Jesus J. Lara
ISBN : 9780816537099
Genre : Political Science
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Latino Placemaking and Planning offers a pathway to define, analyze, and evaluate the role that placemaking can have with respect to Latino communities in the context of contemporary urban planning, policy, and design practices. The book illustrates the importance of placemaking as a pathway to sustainable urban revitalization.

Urbanizacja Przestrzenna Teren W Wiejskich Na Obszarze Metropolitalnym Warszawy Kontekst Ekologiczno Krajobrazowy

Author : Bożena Degórska
ISBN : 9788361590866
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Die Funktion Des Ornaments

Author : Farshid Moussavi
ISBN : 8496954323
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Tempor Re R Ume

Author : Florian Haydn
ISBN : 3764374594
Genre : City planning
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Die temporäre Nutzung ist das Gegenteil des Masterplans: Sie geht vom Kontext aus, vom aktuellen Zustand und nicht vom fernen Ziel. Sie versucht Bestehendes zu verwenden statt alles neu zu erfinden. Sie kümmert sich um die kurzen Zeiträume. In der aktuellen Diskussion um die Nutzung des öffentlichen Raums werden die Möglichkeiten dieses Raums durch temporäre Nutzungen sichtbar gemacht. Der Band vereint 11 Beiträge renommierter Einzelautoren, die sich aus theoretischer Perspektive mit dem Thema befassen. Im Hauptteil des Buches folgt eine umfangreiche Dokumentation beispielhafter Projekte von temporärer Nutzung aus ganz Europa und den USA.

Tod Und Leben Gro Er Amerikanischer St Dte

Author : Jane Jacobs
ISBN : 9783035602128
Genre : Architecture
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In The Death and Life of Great American Cities durchleuchtet Jane Jacobs 1961 die fragwürdigen Methoden der Stadtplanung und Stadtsanierung in Amerika, der "New Yorker" nannte es das unkonventionellste und provozierendste Buch über Städtebau seit langem. Die deutsche Ausgabe wurde schnell auch im deutschsprachigem Raum zu einer viel gelesenen und diskutierten Lektüre. Sie ist jetzt wieder in einem Nachdruck zugänglich, mit einem Vorwort von Gerd Albers (1993), das nach der Aktualität dieser Streitschrift fragt.

Planet Der Slums

Author : Mike Davis
ISBN : 3935936567
Genre : City and town life
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Mike Davis konstatiert in diesem ambitionierten und verstörenden Buch eine" Kopernikansche Wende"der menschlichen Siedlungsgeschichte. Denn nie zuvor überstieg der Anteil der Stadtbevölkerung den Anteil der auf dem Land Wohnenden und nie zuvor sah sich eine ungeheure Anzahl von über einer Milliarde Menschen gezwungen, ihr Überleben in Armut, im Schmutz der Müllhalden, ohne (sauberes) Wasser, ohne Toiletten, ohne irgendeine Art der Gesundheits- oder Sozialversorgung zu organisieren. Die Megaslums des" Südens"sind Ausdruck einer im höchsten Maße ungleichen und instabilen urbanen Welt. Hier treffen die sozialen Fronten der Globalisierung in radikaler Weise aufeinander.

Die Agonie Der Stadt

Author : Murray Bookchin
ISBN : 392220967X
Genre : Citizenship
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