terça-feira, 27 de setembro de 2011

- The endless city: Culture and Organization

[Kees Boersma]
VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Online publication date: 08 September 2010

Global cities never sleep. This is the impression that remains after reading The endless city, an ambitious book about global cities edited by Ricky Burdett and Deyan Sudjic in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Urban Age Project. The latter is a growing platform that brings together and facilitates meetings of scholars from various backgrounds and disciplines with policy-makers and practitioners. As one can read on their website (http://www.urban-age.net), it is the ambition of the Urban Age Project to set the agenda for global cities in what can now be considered as the urban age. The urban age, as the authors argue in the final chapter of the book, is not only a description but also a vision of what cities (can) do, how they grow, what they deliver and how they are organized. read more ... »

NOTA: artigo em referência na pagina do Prof. José Carlos Mota - UA

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