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Sense of the City : An alternative approach to Urbanism

£34.99

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Challenging the dominance of the visual in the urban environment, the exhibition catalogue Sense of the City proposes a re-thinking and re-presenting of the city, and offers a more complex analysis of the qualities, comforts, communication systems, and sensory dimensions of urban life. From darkness and night to urban soundscapes, to the urban air and climate, this book presents a new, "sensorial" approach to urbanism. In defence of public spaces in contemporary cities, writer Cedric Price has observed that "mental, physical, and sensory well-being is required." Included here is a rich collection of images on the different urban themes addressed in the exhibition, along with a series of insightful and critical essays.

Contributors include Constance Classen, David Howes, Norman Pressman, Emily Thompson, and Mirko Zardini.
Edited by Mirko Zardini.
Hardcover with dustjacket, 6.5 x 9.5 in.
352 pages
Illustrated throughout.
There is a little wear on the dustjacket but the book itself is as new

Item details

Author(s):
Ed. Mirko Zardini
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st 2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3037780606
ISBN-13:
9783037780602
Number of pages:
352
Publisher:
Lars Muller
Title:
Sense of the City : An alternative approach to Urbanism

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Challenging the dominance of the visual in the urban environment, the exhibition catalogue Sense of the City proposes a re-thinking and re-presenting of the city, and offers a more complex analysis of the qualities, comforts, communication systems, and sensory dimensions of urban life. From darkness and night to urban soundscapes, to the urban air and climate, this book presents a new, "sensorial" approach to urbanism. In defence of public spaces in contemporary cities, writer Cedric Price has observed that "mental, physical, and sensory well-being is required." Included here is a rich collection of images on the different urban themes addressed in the exhibition, along with a series of insightful and critical essays.

Contributors include Constance Classen, David Howes, Norman Pressman, Emily Thompson, and Mirko Zardini.
Edited by Mirko Zardini.
Hardcover with dustjacket, 6.5 x 9.5 in.
352 pages
Illustrated throughout.
There is a little wear on the dustjacket but the book itself is as new

Author(s):
Ed. Mirko Zardini
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st 2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3037780606
ISBN-13:
9783037780602
Number of pages:
352
Publisher:
Lars Muller
Title:
Sense of the City : An alternative approach to Urbanism

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