Creating Cities/Building Cities

Creating Cities/Building Cities

Architecture and Urban Competitiveness

Ietri, Daniele

Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

12/2017

224

Dura

Inglês

9781786431608

15 a 20 dias

For the past 150 years, architecture has been a significant tool in the hands of city planners and leaders.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Architecture and modern Cities PART I The Hard Side 2. Stimulating the Revival of the City 3. Establishing Business Center Status 4. Establishing Global City Status - the World's Tallest Building 5. Creating Transformative Parks PART II The Soft Side 6. Establishing a Brand' or Identity' 7. Relating the City to the Nation 8. Attracting a Specific Social Cohort 9. Creating Community PART III Final thoughts 10. What Happens when a City Fails to Use Architecture Creatively? 11. Some Observations and Conclusions Bibliography Index
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