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In the life of cities
edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NA9053 .H76 I6 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9783037783023 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 3037783028 (hbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 809125893
  • Includes 4 fold-out pages of photographs.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents

Tale of cities / Mohsen Mostafavi -- São Paulo, Minhocão / Ioana Marinescu -- Infrastructure and urban scenarios: the Voie Georges Pompidou and the future of Paris / Antoine Picon -- Baku: oil and urbanism at the edge of the new Europe / Eve Blau -- Off-modern urbanism: St. Petersburg and Tirana / Svetlana Boym -- En route to Dakar / Mimi Mollica -- Caracas ingenuity / Iwan Baan -- Ghostly cracks and urban deceptions: Jakarta / AbdouMaliq Simone -- Tokyo stainless / Adam Magyar -- Buenos Aires: a tale of two cities? / Jorge Silvetti -- Quito: between consolidated city and new frontier / Felipe Correa -- Invisible London / George Georgiou -- Chicago, transparent city / Michael Wolf -- Egypt speaks for itself in Tahrir Square: Cairo / Nasser Rabbat -- Mobile Johannesburg / Lindsay Bremner -- Whiteout city: Tel Aviv's culture of the new / Rafi Segal -- Moscow: inside the state / Armin Linke -- Paris street view / Michael Wolf -- The changing image of the city: agricultural urbanism in Detroit / Jana Cephas -- Toronto stories: urban specificity and the metropolitan generic / Charles Waldheim -- Hong Kong's architecture of density / Michael Wolf -- Bucharest in transition / Ioana Marinescu -- Architecture and amnesia in Indian modernity / Arjun Appadurai -- Post-planning in Mumbai / Rahul Mehrotra -- Mumbai dreams and counterdreams / Gyan Prakash -- Houston: contrasts and contradictions / Charlie Koolhaas.