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Public space in urban Asia

Author: William Siew Wai Lim
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a look at the state of public space in urban Asia and what issues need to be addressed to avoid the erosion of public space in emerging economies. It consists of proceedings from the Public Space in Urban Asia workshop plus selected articles and essays.
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Genre/Form: 7 Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Public space in urban Asia.
New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014]
(DLC) 2013035767
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Siew Wai Lim
ISBN: 9789814578332 9814578339
OCLC Number: 897557541
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages) : illustrations (some color), map
Contents: Public space today / William S.W. Lim --
The multiple spaces of Bukit Brown / Terence Chong and Chua Ai Lin --
Vestigial as alternative : the KTM Rail Corridor and the search for the un-regularized / Liew Kai Khiun --
The end of the railroad in Singapore : a photo essay / Claire Leow --
Singapore's void decks / Stephen Cairns --
Hawker centres : siting/sighting Singapore's food heritage / Randy Chan and Jolene Lee --
Carnivalism in public spaces in Chongqing / Wei Haoyan --
Taxonomy of public space in contemporary Hong Kong / Tat Lam and Benedetta Tavecchia --
Common space and public space in contemporary urbanisation / Marco Kusumawijaya --
Thick crust of time : Kuala Lumpur / Lim Teng Ngiom --
Illegal architecture : in the name of community / Roan Ching-Yueh --
Re-making public space through and in Asia / Jane M. Jacobs --
Recalling the political in public space / H. Koon Wee --
Sustaining publics and their spaces : William Lim's writings on architecture and space / Lilian Chee --
Global dynamic change and power rebalance / William S.W. Lim --
Commentary on incomplete urbanism / Andrew Lee, Leong Teng Wui and Ong Swee Hong --
Spatial justice and happiness / William S.W. Lim --
Spatial justice : a Singapore case study / William S.W. Lim --
Change we must / William S.W. Lim --
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Responsibility: by William S.W. Lim.

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This book provides a look at the state of public space in urban Asia and what issues need to be addressed to avoid the erosion of public space in emerging economies. It consists of proceedings from the Public Space in Urban Asia workshop plus selected articles and essays.

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