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Cities and design

Author: Paul L Knox
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge critical introductions to urbanism and the city.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cities, initially a product of the manufacturing era, have been thoroughly remade in the image of consumer society. This book explores the complex relationships between design and urban environments.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Knox, Paul L.
Cities and design.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010001122
(OCoLC)457144187
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul L Knox
ISBN: 9780203848555 0203848551
OCLC Number: 658193871
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Part I. Introduction. 1. Cities, design and urban life; 2. Design, designers and the resurgent metropolis ----
Part II. The Intentional City. 3. Better by design?: historical antecedents; 4. The city redesigned: modernity, effeciency and equity; 5. Design for new sensibilities ----
Part III. Designer Cities. 6. Design and affect in urban spaces; 7. Design services and the city; 8. Conclusion: toward liveability and sustainability.
Series Title: Routledge critical introductions to urbanism and the city.
Responsibility: by Paul L. Knox.

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'At last, a book that analyses the many ways in which design, in all its manifestations, shapes cities and the ways they are experienced. Rich in historical and contemporary examples and Read more...

 
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