Becoming Places: Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kim Dovey

Becoming Places: Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kim Dovey year 2009
  • Book name: Becoming Places: Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power
  • Author: Kim Dovey
  • Release date: 2009/3/23
  • Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780415416375
  • Rating: 8.33 of 10
  • Votes: 424
  • Review by: Anthony Pruitt
  • Review rating: 7.58 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/25
  • Total pages: 204
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: About the practices and politics of place and identity formation - the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are - this book exposes the relations of place to power. It links everyday aspects of place experience to the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu in a very readable manner. This is a book that takes the social critique of built form another step through detailed fieldwork and analysis in particular case studies.Through a broad range of case studies from nationalist monuments and new urbanist suburbs to urban laneways and avant garde interiors, questions are explored such as: What is neighborhood character? How do squatter settlements work and does it matter what they look like? Can architecture liberate? How do monuments and public spaces shape or stabilize national identity?
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H34M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Human Geography, Architecture, Urban & Municipal Planning, Urban Communities
  • Available formats: WORD, FB2, LRF, TXT, PML, PDF, EPUB, DOC. Compressed in TZO, TAR.GZ, CBC, LZ, LZMA, ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 51.27 USD
  • Dimensions: 171x248x6.35mm
  • Weight: 408g
  • Printed by: ROUTLEDGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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