City Project and Public Space

The book aims at nurturing theoretic reflection on the city and the territory and working out and applying methods and techniques for improving our physical and social landscapes. The main issue is developed around the projectual dimension, with the objective of visualising both the city and the ter...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Serreli, Silvia (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
Series:Urban and Landscape Perspectives
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Environmental City Project and Public Dimension of Landscape
  • A Great Work: Renovatio Urbis in the Age of Globalisation
  • The Identity of the City
  • The [Loving] Metropolitan Landscape and the Public-Private Borderland. Re-figuring the Field for Architecture, Landscape and Urban Design
  • Opening up Relations again Between Form and the World: the City and the ‘Becoming’ of Forms. Design as the Outcome of a Dynamic Figuration
  • Despite the Absence of the Public Sphere. How Common Goods Can Generate Opportunities for the Design of Public Spaces
  • Territorial Projects as City Project
  • Bigness or Vastness?
  • Making Territory
  • Local and New
  • Landscape as a Common Collective Protection and Management
  • It don't Mean a Thing if you Ain't Got that Swing. A jazz-based model for the public space project
  • Designing Public Spaces, Constructing Public Spheres: a Manifesto
  • Urban Play as a “Social Interstice”. On a Micro-Intervention Involving a Mobile Game Device
  • Space for Plural Publics and their Involvement: Reflections on some Strategic Planning Experiences
  • Eight Proposals to Construct the Democratic City of the New Millennium
  • The Capability Approach in Urban Quality of Life and Urban Policies. Towards a conceptual framework
  • Slow populations and tourism