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Loose space : possibility and diversity in urban life

Karen A. Franck Quentin Stevens 1969-

2007

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HT 119 .F73 2007 )()

  • Title:
    Loose space : possibility and diversity in urban life
  • Author: Karen A. Franck
  • Quentin Stevens 1969-
  • Description: Tying down loose space / Karen A. Franck and Quentin Stevens -- Found spaces : freedom of choice in public life / Leanne G. Rivlin -- Open-ended space : urban streets in two cultural contexts / Nisha A. Fernando -- Betwixt and between : building thresholds, liminality and public space / Quentin Stevens -- Urban appropriation and loose spaces in the Guadalajara cityscape / Bernardo Jiménez-Domínguez -- Urban slippage : smooth and striated streetscapes in Bangkok / Kim Dovey and Kasama Polakit -- Transforming public space into sites of mourning and free expression / Karen A. Franck and Lynn Paxson -- Central Park, the aesthetics of order and the appearance of looseness / Julia Nevárez -- Heterotopias and the experience of porous urban space / Stavros Stavrides -- Stalker on location / Peter T. Lang -- Dead zones, outdoor rooms and the architecture of transgression / Gil M. Doron -- Social practices, sensual excess and aesthetic transgression in industrial ruins / Tim Edensor -- Unruly and robust : an abandoned industrial river / Lynda H. Schneekloth -- Patterns of the unplanned / Urban Catalyst (Philipp Oswalt, Philipp Misselwitz and Klaus Overmeyer).
    Public space is a frequent theme in writing about cities, describing the ways in which urban activities, histories and identities are prescribed, controlled and homogenized. This text explores the concept of 'loose spaces', physical areas that are used in different ways.
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  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
  • Format: xi, 303 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0415701163 (hbk);ISBN 0415701171 (pbk.);ISBN 0203799577 (ebk);ISBN 9780415701167 (hbk);ISBN 9780415701174 (pbk.);ISBN 9780203799574 (ebk)
  • Subjects: City and town life; City and town life -- Case studies; Public spaces; Sociology, Urban; Ruimtegebruik; Openbare ruimte; Sociale aspecten; Vie urbaine; Vie urbaine -- Cas, Études de; Espaces publics; Sociologie urbaine; Vida urbana; Vida urbana -- Estudio de casos; Espacios públicos; Sociología urbana; Öffentlicher Raum; Stadtsoziologie
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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