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City Edge - Esther Charlesworth

Paperback Published: 17th February 2005
ISBN: 9780750663533
Number Of Pages: 263

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This series of essays outlines a number of case studies from Europe, North America, Australia and Asia and provides first hand accounts of the experiences that planners, architects and politicians have had in reshaping cities. These insights provide a pragmatic assessment of the challenges and constraints posed by changing patterns of urban growth in a broad spectrum of urban environments. The reader will discover, through these multiple voices and views, the diverse forms of global cities, and will have a grasp of where the debate on urban design stands today, and where it may be going in the future.
1. Hear first hand from planners and architects who have worked on some of the most challenging urban design projects
2. Gain an insight into the latest debates on urban design, including reconstruction and sustainability
3. International examples from Melbourne through Tokyo to New York provide a global perspective on the subject

Private Development Verses Public Realm
Reinventing Melbourne
Remaking Beirut
Melbourne-Sydney, Public Space Revisited
Centre vs Periphery
Dublin's Urban Renaissance
Sydney's Metropolitan Dilemma
Jerusalem: Holy or Divided City?
Cities on The Edge
Deconstructing Belgrade
Revisiting Dili
Reframing Johannesburg
Remaking Kabul
The Eco Edge
Melbourne on the Eco-edge?
The Urban Ecology of New York City
Australian Environmentalism?
The MegaCITY project
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ISBN: 9780750663533
ISBN-10: 0750663537
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 263
Published: 17th February 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.88 x 16.05  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1