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    Book Review: The Sage Handbook of the 21st Century City edited by Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett

Book Review: The Sage Handbook of the 21st Century City edited by Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett

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In The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City, Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett bring together contributors to explore the conditions that have emerged or intensified since the start of the new decade to shape cities today. While observing continuity as well as change when it comes to ‘the urban question’, Frederik Weissenborn recommends this volume for its breadth of […]

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    Book Review: The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities and Capitalist Globalisation by Leslie Sklair

Book Review: The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities and Capitalist Globalisation by Leslie Sklair

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In The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities and Capitalist Globalisation, Leslie Sklair investigates the institutional and economic structures that have underpinned the accelerated production of so-called ‘iconic’ buildings and infrastructure projects over the last 25 years. While the text could occasionally benefit from more theoretical anchoring, this will be an illuminating text for students of architecture, urban design and policy that […]

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    Book Review: Urban Re-Industrialization edited by Krzysztof Nawratek

Book Review: Urban Re-Industrialization edited by Krzysztof Nawratek

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In Urban Re-Industrialization, editor Krzysztof Nawratek brings together scholars to discuss the constitutive elements of the image of the creative city and explore ways of moving beyond it towards what Nawratek calls the ‘Industrial City 2.0’. While the nature and contribution of the individual essays are at times uneven, this is a kaleidoscopic work which weaves together diverse and intriguing lines […]

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