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Urban plots, organizing cities
|Statement||edited by Giovanna Sonda, Claudio Coletta, Francesco Gabbi|
|LC Classifications||HT119 .S652 2010eb|
|The Physical Object|
|Format||[electronic resource] /|
|Pagination||xiv, 164 p.|
|Number of Pages||164|
|ISBN 10||9781409409274, 9781409419624|
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'In this is highly original book, the contributors plot a new approach to analysing cities. Instead of understanding cities as composed of buildings and people, they look at cities as narrations through organisation Cited by: 3.
By focusing on the interplay between material, social and narrative dimensions of the city, this book examines urban complexity, namely the dynamic and entangled nature of urban issues, and puts forward a notion of the city as an urban texture.
Taking an innovative interdisciplinary approach, it perceives the way cities are organized as a restless stratification of materials, meanings and uses. Illustrated by in-depth empirical studies from across Europe and Latin America, the book explores material and symbolic aspects of the urban experience.
In particular, the contributors focus on the less visible ways of organizing urban spaces, such as those enacted and embodied by local news, artefacts such as signals, maps, regulations, public acts, artistic performances, sensory Cited by: 3.
By focusing on the interplay between material, social and narrative dimensions of the city, this book examines urban complexity and advances the notion of the city as an urban texture.
Introduction: Urban Plots, Organizing Cities Giovanna Sonda, Claudio Coletta and Francesco Gabbi This organizing cities book brings together contributions that focus on the interpoint between urban studies and organization studies in an endeavour to draw a new space of discussion which will hopefully prove profitable to both fields.
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Urban plots, organizing cities. [Giovanna Sonda; Claudio Coletta; Francesco Gabbi;] -- By focusing on the interplay between material, social and narrative dimensions of the city, this book examines urban complexity, namely the dynamic and entangled nature of urban issues, and puts.
Taking an innovative interdisciplinary approach, it perceives the way cities are organized as a restless stratification of materials, meanings and uses, and deals with the interrelationships between actors, places, administrative rationalities and artefacts. It argues that urban fabric is 'manufactured' in this interplay between imagery and practices (of all the stake-holders, including planners, city managers.
Introduction: Urban Plots, Organizing Cities; 1 The Graphical Performation of a Public Space: The Subway Signs and their Scripts; 2 The Wall and the Mobile Phone: Organizing, Governing, Resisting; 3 Redefining the Right to the City: Representations of Public Space as Part of the Urban Struggles; 4 Hybrid Cities: Narratives of Urban Development and Popular Culture, the Case of Medellín.
This book brings together a collection of papers on the organization of cities in stories, materials, objects, and discourses. By combining narrative analysis, network theory, and semantic readings, the book wants to approach the city through the lens of “narratology,” which by the editors is claimed as a missing link between the study of cities and organizations.
In his book "Urban Being" Robin Renner analyzes the structure of cities. Here we examine how "urban cells" are key to establishing the success of neighborhoods.Jacobs is best known for her book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, which sharply critiques the planning practice at the time.
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