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Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ali Madanipour, Sabine Knierbein, AglaƩe Degros
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-20 - Publisher: Routledge

European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe investigates
Public Space and Relational Perspectives
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Chiara Tornaghi, Sabine Knierbein
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Traditional approaches to understand space tend to view public space mainly as a shell or container, focussing on its morphological structures and functional uses. That way, its ever-changing meanings, contested or challenged uses have been largely ignored, as well as the contextual and on-going dynamics between social actors, their cultures,
Companion to Public Space
Language: en
Pages: 564
Authors: Vikas Mehta, Danilo Palazzo
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-13 - Publisher: Routledge

The Companion to Public Space draws together an outstanding multidisciplinary collection of specially commissioned chapters that offer the state of the art in the intellectual discourse, scholarship, research, and principles of understanding in the construction of public space. Thematically, the volume crosses disciplinary boundaries and traverses territories to address the
The Palgrave Handbook of Urban Ethnography
Language: en
Pages: 575
Authors: Italo Pardo, Giuliana B. Prato
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-14 - Publisher: Springer

These ethnographically-based studies of diverse urban experiences across the world present cutting edge research and stimulate an empirically-grounded theoretical reconceptualization. The essays identify ethnography as a powerful tool for making sense of life in our rapidly changing, complex cities. They stress the point that while there is no need to
Public Space Unbound
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Sabine Knierbein, Tihomir Viderman
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Through an exploration of emancipation in recent processes of capitalist urbanization, this book argues the political is enacted through the everyday practices of publics producing space. This suggests democracy is a spatial practice rather than an abstract professional field organized by institutions, politicians and movements. Public Space Unbound brings together