Fundamental Trends in City Development

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Springer Science & Business Media, 2007-12-03 - 220 psl.

The Reinvented City reflects on externity, the principal feature of a reinvented city. Three basic trends of the city are investigated; "discomposed", "generic" and "segregated" phenomena with the loss of the city as a space of social interaction and communication. Important questions are posed: What is the true public sphere in contemporary societies? What is the contemporary public space corresponding to it? In what way can the city project construct contemporary public space?


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Three Categories of Utopia 1 City Adrift 1 Conservative Liquidatory and Resistant Utopias 3 The Discomposed City
The Formless City 7 Crisis of the Context of Proximity 9 Crisis of the Ethics of Proximity 18 Deconstruction of the Space of Proximity 22 The Gener...
Intermediate Spaces 133 Counterspace and Disenchantment with the Modern City 138 The Void and the City Project 150 and the City was Born of C...
Reinventing the City

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