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RE-IMAGINING THE CITY

S. R. J. Walter
 
Non-places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity
Non-places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity
"uses the concept of 'super modernity' to describe a situation of excessive information and excessive space"
Other Cities, Other Worlds: Urban Imaginaries in a Globalizing Age
Other Cities, Other Worlds: Urban Imaginaries in a Globalizing Age
"contributors focus on urban imaginaries, the way that city dwellers perceive or imagine their own cities. Paying particular attention to the historical and cultural dimensions of urban life, they brin"
The Poetics of Space
The Poetics of Space
"focuses on how we experience intimate places, and how our perceptions of houses and other shelters shape our thoughts, memories and dreams."
Invisible Cities (Vintage Classics)
Invisible Cities (Vintage Classics)
"Each time he returns from his travels, Marco Polo is invited by Kublai Khan to describe the cities he has visited..."
The Architecture of Happiness
The Architecture of Happiness
"The Architecture of Happiness will take you on a beguiling tour through the history and psychology of architecture and interior design, and will forever alter your relationship with buildings."
Atlas of Shrinking Cities
Atlas of Shrinking Cities
"International in scope, investigates the reasons for the exodus from major cities."
The Endless City
The Endless City
"For the first time in the history of humanity, more than half of the earth's population is living in urban areas"
Metropolitan World Atlas
Metropolitan World Atlas
"Metropolitan World Atlas"
Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World
Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World
"This book is a pioneering exploration of our acoustic environment, past and present, and an attempt to imagine what it might become."
The Production of Space
The Production of Space
"In the course of his exploration, Henri Lefebvre moves from metaphysical and ideological considerations of the meaning of space to its experience in the everyday life of home and city."
Cities for a Small Planet: Reith Lectures
Cities for a Small Planet: Reith Lectures
"By the year 2025, three-quarters of the world's population will live in cities. In these lectures, one of Britain's most prominent architects attempts to show how a city can respect both people and th"
Collage City
Collage City
"Examines the theories of city planning and analyzes the role of the modern architect in the design of cities."
Who's Your City? (international edition): How the Creative Economy Is Making Where You Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life
Who's Your City? (international edition): How the Creative Economy Is Making Where You Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life
"a mantra of the age of globalization that where we live doesn't matter"
Shrinking Cities: v. 1
Shrinking Cities: v. 1
"Documents the global phenomenon of the shrinking city"
The Situationist City
The Situationist City
"situationist principle for the reorganisation of cities: let the citizens themselves decide what spaces and architecture they want to live in and how they wish to live in them"
Psychogeography (Pocket Essentials)
Psychogeography (Pocket Essentials)
"From Urban Wandering to Cognitive Mapping, from the Derive to Detournement, "Psychogeography" provides us with new ways of apprehending our surroundings"
Cities and the Creative Class
Cities and the Creative Class
"how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class'"
The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators
The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators
"e Creative City is a clarion call for imaginative action in developing and running urban life."
Supercity
Supercity