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Europe City

Lessons from the European Prize for Urban Public Space

Public Space

29 €

The book presents a multifaceted and diverse platform of ideas about European public space and its social, cultural, economic,and historical significance. Approached from a variety of different disciplines—with essays by sociologists and novelists;architects and anthropologists—this discussion is focused on seven lessons that have been learned through the prolific construction of public spaces across Europe over the last fifteen years: Memory, Mobility, Mixture, Margins, Waterfront, Marketplace, and Democracy. Fifty-four of these projects are featured along with a historic overview of European public space as well as reflections by authors from Africa, Asia, North Americaand Latin America.

Foreword by Kenneth Frampton / Epilogue by Zygmunt Bauman


Authors: Kenneth Frampton, Zygmunt Bauman, Diane Gray, Judit Carrera, Gonçalo M. Tavares, Francesco Carreri, Olivier Mongin, Francesc Serés, Adan Kovacsics, Richard Sennett, Nilüfer Göle, Hans Ibelings, Teju Cole, Teresa Caldeira, Diane Davis, Amit Chaudhuri

Publication year: 2015

Pages: 200

Dimensions: 16,5 × 24 cm.

Images in B/W and colour: 150

978-3-03778-474-7 (English)


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