Urban Acupuncture

During his three terms as mayor of Curitiba, Brazil in the 1970s and ‘80s, architect and urbanist Jaime Lerner transformed his city into a global model of the sustainable and livable community. Through his pioneering work, Lerner has learned that changes to a community don’t need to be large-scale a...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lerner, Jaime
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 24-Hour Shopkeepers in New York City
  • The Old Cinema Novo
  • Rescuing a River
  • The Forbidden City
  • Cali
  • Do Nothing! Urgently
  • Around the Clock, or The 24-Hour City
  • Urban Kindness
  • Musical Acupuncture
  • Continuity is Life
  • Street Sounds, Colors, and Scents
  • Good Recycling
  • People in the Streets
  • Smart Car, Smart Bus
  • Commitment to Solidarity
  • Draw Your City
  • Instructions for Performing Urban Acupuncture
  • Creative Leisure vs. Industrious Mediocrity
  • Self-Esteem Is Good Acupuncture
  • Light Is Good Acupuncture
  • Aqua-puncture
  • The Mobility Card
  • Eco-clock
  • Arborescence
  • Produced Memory
  • Of Parks, Squares, and Monuments
  • The One-Page Guide
  • Urban Cholesterol
  • Buildings with Dignity
  • Acupuncture of Silence
  • Ramblas and Galleries
  • A Pinprick Doesn’t Hurt
  • Trompe L’ oeil
  • A Letter to Fellini
  • How to Find Someone in a City
  • The Presence of Genius
  • Markets and Street Fairs
  • The Bar Counter
  • Love for the City