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City Riffs : Urbanism, Ecology, Place (Paperback) (Richard Plunz)

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City Riffs traces the changing perspectives of urban design within an ever-changing global context. Moving between sixteen cities, the book also considers trans-disciplinary aspects of urbanism; formal and informal growth in Kumasi and Caracas, post-colonial structures in New Delhi and Prague, post-urban phenomena in Detroit and Brussels; cultural transitions in Antwerp and Salzburg; the changing nature of place in Seoul and Mostar; and new ecological realities in New York and Rome. Urbanism is viewed as the production of space-integrating aspects of design, ecology, and engineering, as well as other influences on urban cognition such as social, economical, and psychological interactions. As it covers a wide range of places and methods, this book will be an asset to anyone who works on, lives in, or thinks about cities.
Number of Pages: 159
Genre: Architecture
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Inc
Author: Richard Plunz
Language: English
Street Date: May 22, 2017
TCIN: 52042053
UPC: 9783037785003
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-1488
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