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Remaking cities

proceedings of the 1988 international conference in Pittsburgh

by Davis, Barbara

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Published by Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Distributed by the University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Congresses,
  • Urban renewal -- Congresses,
  • Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara Davis, editor.
    ContributionsDavis, Barbara., Remaking Cities Conference (1988 : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA9010 .R46 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2222820M
    ISBN 100822969068
    LC Control Number89060853

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    Remaking cities. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Institute of Architects: Distributed by the University of Pittsburgh Press, © (OCoLC) Insurgent Public Space: Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities. Book April A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

    Developed from the international Remaking Cities Congress, chaired by Donald K. Carter, the book examines the transformation of ten post-industrial cities after the precipitous collapse of big industry in the s on both sides of the Atlantic.   Redefining -- And Remaking -- Global Cities. Pete Saunders Former Contributor. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Industry. This article is more than 3 Author: Pete Saunders.


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