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The Motoring Public and Neighborhood Erasure: The Culture and Practice of Postwar Transportation Planning

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the period immediately following World War II, the federal government made tremendous investments in urban renewal and highway infrastructure. Many of the city's largest downtown-based ... More


Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Manish Chalana (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Seemingly messy and chaotic, the landscapes and urban life of cities in Asia possess an order and hierarchy which often challenge understanding and appreciation. With a cross-disciplinary group of ... More


Untangling the “Messy” Asian City

Jeffrey Hou and Manish Chalana

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter outlines the rubric of “messy urbanism” in terms of its significance, threats, and theoretical frameworks. Messiness is simultaneously a range of urban conditions and a notion that we ... More


Translating Theory into Practice: Urban Planning at UCLA

Edward W. Soja

in Seeking Spatial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666676
eISBN:
9781452946870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666676.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the role of the University of California in the Los Angeles Urban Planning (UCLAUP) in Los Angeles and the urban community in the resurgence of labor-community coalition ... More


Imprinting the Civil

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores a group of large city views, also known as long views, sponsored by local subscribers in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston, and engraved in London. These prints ... More


Urban Planning and the Rebuilding of Port-au-Prince

Harley F. Etienne

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In an effort to bridge the local and state deliberations scholar Harley Etienne pushes academics and national and international leaders within the world of politics and social service to take ... More


Shinjuku 新宿‎: Messy Urbanism at the Metabolic Crossroads

Ken Tadashi Oshima

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The multifarious, multi-layered urban structure of Tokyo, building on the historical and geological underpinnings of Edo, challenges western models of orderly urban planning. Rather than following a ... More


Postwar modernisation and the stadium, 1945–98

Robert W. Lewis

in The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the increasingly rapid changes to stadia and sporting practices in France during the last half of the twentieth century, while simultaneously connecting those transformations to ... More


Urban Logistics and Kinetic Environments

George F. Flaherty

in Hotel Mexico: Dwelling on the '68 Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291065
eISBN:
9780520964938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291065.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico’s successful bid to host 1968 Olympics necessitated the management of the country’s holistic and cohesive modern image for the worldwide audiences. Chapter 3 analyses the integration and ... More


Mobility, Migration, and the Future Asian City

Max Hirsh

in Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816696093
eISBN:
9781452955148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696093.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Airport Urbanism concludes with an autobiographical account of the author's relocation to Singapore. Through observations of daily life and interviews with planning officials, the chapter ... More


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