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In Search of the Public

Notes on the Contemporary American City

In Search of the Public( )
Author: Gandelsonas, Mario
Segal, Rafi
Verbakel, Els
Editor: Segal, Rafi
Verbakel, Els
Contribution by: Agrest, Diana
Brown, Denise Scott
Burney, David J.
Griffin, Toni L.
Holl, Steven
Johnson, Martin
Knoblauch, Joy
Lerup, Lars
Mayne, Thom
Plater-Zyberk, Elizabeth
Robbins, Mark
Shorris, Anthony
Sorkin, Michael
Whiting, Sarah
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:CAUI Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In Search of the Public: Notes on the Contemporary American City presents a collection of essays, interviews, and projects that deal with the role of public space within contemporary American urbanism. This publication, the result of a conference held at Princeton University, examines the physical, social, and political impact of public/collective space through three key aspects: ownership, density, and the right of access within the city. Contributors come from a range of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.5 x 10 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.924 Pounds
Author Biography
Gandelsonas, Mario (Author)
Thom Mayne is principal and co-founder of Morphosis.


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