Staging Urban Landscapes: the Activation and Curation of Flexible Public Spaces

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Open urban spaces are an ideal stage for public events. An important prerequisite for their design in an increasingly heterogeneous multicultural urban landscape is the relationship between design, use, and social function. The book documents both temporary as well as permanent installations of various kinds – from the open-air courtyard of a museum to the design of a river bank promenade, through to a city park. The projects illustrated are located in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, France, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Australia.
ISBN 9783035611892. Birkhauser Verlag.
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Open urban spaces are an ideal stage for public events. An important prerequisite for their design in an increasingly heterogeneous multicultural urban landscape is the relationship between design, use, and social function. The book documents both temporary as well as permanent installations of various kinds – from the open-air courtyard of a museum to the design of a river bank promenade, through to a city park. The projects illustrated are located in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, France, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Australia.
  • Author
    B Cannon Ivers
  • Publisher
    Birkhauser Verlag
  • Release
    December 2018
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    304 pages, 1000 colour, 20 b&w. 30 x 24 cm
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