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How can we understand the variety and dynamism of contemporary cities and urban experience across the globe? Engaged Urbanism showcases the exciting ways in which urbanists are responding to this question and working towards fairer cities. Its authors offer succinct, candid and carefully illustrated commentaries on the trials and successes of risk-taking research, revealing how they collaborate across fields of expertise, inventing or adapting methods to suit bespoke situations. Featuring novel uses and combinations of practice-from activism, architectural design and undercover journalism, to film, sculpture, performance and photography- in a diversity of cities such as Beirut, Johannesburg, Kisumu, London and Rio de Janeiro, Engaged Urbanism demonstrates how some of the greatest challenges for present and future populations are being rigorously and creatively addressed.
Number of Pages: 290
Genre: Architecture, Social Science
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Author: Ben Campkin
Street Date: December 30, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-1999