Airport urbanism. Infrastructure and mobility in Asia. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Airport urbanism. Infrastructure and mobility in Asia.

Author: Max Hirsh
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Airport urbanism', Max Hirsh undertakes an unprecedented study of airport infrastructure in five Asian cities?Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. Drawing on material gathered in restricted zones of airports and border control facilities, Hirsh provides a fascinating, up-close view of the mechanics of cross-border mobility.0.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Hirsh
ISBN: 9780816696093 0816696098
OCLC Number: 946010679
Description: 232 pages
Contents: ContentsPrefaceIntroduction: What Is Airport Urbanism?1. Parallel Lines2. Transborder Infrastructure3. Special Zones4. Cheap TicketsConclusion: Mobility, Migration, and the Future Asian CityAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
Responsibility: Max Hirsh.

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In 'Airport urbanism', Max Hirsh undertakes an unprecedented study of airport infrastructure in five Asian cities?Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. Drawing on material gathered in restricted zones of airports and border control facilities, Hirsh provides a fascinating, up-close view of the mechanics of cross-border mobility.0.

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"Airport Urbanism dissects issues in infrastructural design and aesthetics, physical mobility and social immobility, and the lived experiences of an emerging Asian urbanism-a remarkable achievement Read more...

 
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