Urban Reports – Urban strategies and visions in mid-sized cities in a local and global context ,

Urban Reports – Urban strategies and visions in mid-sized cities in a local and global context (eds. Nicola Schüller, Petra Wollenberg and Kees Christiaanse, gta Verlag, 2009) studies six European cities – Amsterdam, Bilbao, Copenhagen, Dublin, Zagreb and Zurich – and their transformation under current urban and global trends.

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Urban Reports, edited by Nicola Schüller, Petra Wollenberg and Kees Christiaanse, focuses on the changes in mid-sized cities affected by the global trends. How are these cities dealing with the frictions and potentials arising from local interests and global powers? What aims and scenarios are being depicted for urban space? What types of measures, strategies and partnerships are being chosen to achieve these goals?

The book studies six European cities: Amsterdam, Bilbao, Copenhagen, Dublin, Zagreb and Zurich. The reports document their fascinating visions for transforming their cities in the 21st century and explores the tensions between local and global. The book also contains contributions by Juan Alvaro Alayo Azcárate, Floris Alkemade, Stig L. Andersson, Kees Christiaanse, Franz Eberhard, Angelus Eisinger, Michelle Fagan, Ivica Fanjek, Carl Fingerhuth, Dick Gleeson, Jens Kvorning, Vedran Mimica, Sasa Randic, Javier Salazar Rückauer, Ton Schaap, Nicola Schüller, Christian Sumi and Petra Wollenberg.

 

Weight 914 g
Dimensions 22.0 x 16.0 x 3.0 cm
Editor(s)

Nicola Schüller | Petra Wollenberg | Kees Christiaanse

Publisher

gta Verlag

Publishing year

2009

Language

Images

 architectural drawings, colour photos, diagrams, maps

Number of pages

370

Binding

Soft cover

Condition

ISBN

978-3-85676-228-5