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Gleisdreieck : Parklife Berlin (Bilingual) (Paperback)

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What is the appropriate park of the 21st century? How should Berlin deal with urban common ground? These questions are addressed in »Gleisdreieck: Parklife Berlin« - a multifaceted compendium of photo series, expert essays and personal stories about one of Berlin's most unique locales. The development of the former freight depot and station from a historical wasteland, lost between East and West. to Berlin's most visited park is depicted in interviews and portraits of artists, urban experts and common Berliners. With its vivid images and sensitive statements - both in English and in German - this book contributes to the contemporary discourse about urban development, civil participation and the needs of a new urban society. Contributions by Tom Drake Bennett, Gesa Königstein, Rory McLean, Christoph Schmidt, Robert Skuppin, Hanns Zischler and others.

Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Political Science, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Sociology / Urban, Public Policy / City Planning + Urban Development
Series Title: Urban Studies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2015
TCIN: 50098153
UPC: 9783837630411
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-1130
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