Public Places in Asia Pacific Cities

Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN-13 : 9780792370833

Page : 416 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 833 voters

PUMIAO 1. The Subject Matter: Urban Public Places 2. The Location: Asia Pacific Region 3. The Purpose of the'"Book: For the Makers of Public Places 4. The Three Perspectives of the Book: Description, Criticism, and Intervention 5. Perspective One: Characteristics of Asia Pacific Cities and Their Public Places (1) High Population Density (2) Large Cities (3) Mixed Uses (4) Government-Centered and Pro-Development Culture (5) The East-versus-West Bipolarity (6) Small Amount of Public Space (7) Absence of Large Nodes and Overall Structure in Public Space (8) Intensive Use of Public Space (9) Ambiguous Boundary between the Public and the Private Summaries of Chapters 1-5 6. Perspective Two: Current Issues and Debates (1) Identity Formal Identity Functional Identity (2) Sustainability High-Tech versus Low-Tech High-Density versus Low-Density (3) Equality Equal Participation Equal Accessibility Summaries of Chapters 6-9 7. Perspective Three: Major Trends in Design and Theory (1) The "Grey" Relationship between the Public and the Private (2) The Transformation of Traditional Typology (3) Indigenous Decoration, Color and Material in New Applications (4) The Tropical Public Place Summaries of Chapters 10-17 8. Conclusion Pu Miao (ed. ), Public Places in Asia Pacific Cities, 1-45. © 2001 Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2 P. MIAO 1. The Subject Matter: Urban Public Places A visitor to Kuala Lumpur will hardly forget the experience of strolling among the fragrant fruits sold under the overhang of the five-foot walkway during a tropical downfall.

More Books:

Public Places in Asia Pacific Cities
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Pu Miao
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-08-31 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

PUMIAO 1. The Subject Matter: Urban Public Places 2. The Location: Asia Pacific Region 3. The Purpose of the'"Book: For the Makers of Public Places 4. The Three
Ohio Valley Historical Series
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors:
Categories: Ohio River Valley
Type: BOOK - Published: 1871 - Publisher:

The Leatherwood God
Language: en
Pages: 53
Authors: Richard Henry Taneyhill
Categories: Dylkites
Type: BOOK - Published: 1870 - Publisher:

The Pioneers of Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Elihu Spencer
Categories: Outagamie County (Wis.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1895 - Publisher:

History of the Upper Ohio Valley
Language: en
Pages: 826
Authors:
Categories: Ohio River Valley
Type: BOOK - Published: 1891 - Publisher:

Access
Language: en
Pages:
Authors:
Categories: American periodicals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

Historical Collections of Ohio
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Henry Howe
Categories: Ohio
Type: BOOK - Published: 1890 - Publisher:

Historical Collections of Ohio...
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Henry Howe
Categories: Ohio
Type: BOOK - Published: 1898 - Publisher:

Holstein-Friesian Herd-book
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Holstein-Friesian Association of America
Categories: Cattle
Type: BOOK - Published: 1955 - Publisher:

Annual Report
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: National Endowment for the Arts
Categories: Federal aid to the arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher:

Reports for 1980-19 also include the Annual report of the National Council on the Arts.