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Makeshift metropolis : ideas about cities / Witold Rybczynski.

by Rybczynski, Witold.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N. Y. : Scribner, c2010Description: xiv, 240 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781416561255.Other title: Ideas about cities.Subject(s): City planning -- United States | Architecture and society -- United StatesDDC classification: 711.40973 R989 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Remaking the city -- Three big ideas -- Home remedies -- Mr. Wright and the disappearing city -- The demand-side of urbanism -- Arcades and malls, big boxes and lifestyle centers -- On the waterfront -- The Bilbao anomaly -- Putting the pieces together -- The kind of cities we want -- The kind of cities we need.

Spring 2011 Selected Accessions List.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-218) and index.

Remaking the city -- Three big ideas -- Home remedies -- Mr. Wright and the disappearing city -- The demand-side of urbanism -- Arcades and malls, big boxes and lifestyle centers -- On the waterfront -- The Bilbao anomaly -- Putting the pieces together -- The kind of cities we want -- The kind of cities we need.

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