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Vancouver, located at the edge of a continent and the edge of national consciousness, has become the model for post-industrial urbanism. Does it deserve the attention? This provocative new book explores the links between the citys seductive natural setting, turbulent political history, planning and design culture, and the local and global forces that are reshaping Vancouvers urban environment at a ferocious pace. Filled with historical and contemporary photographs and maps, Dream City offers compelling insight into how buildings, public spaces, extraordinary landscapes, and civic values have merged to form a uniquely 21st-century city.

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ISBN:
9781553651031
Subtitle:
Vancouver and the Global Imagination
Author:
Berelowitz, Lance
Publisher:
Douglas and McIntyre
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
History
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20050907
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
125 BandW photos, 40 maps
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.5 x 7.25 in 39.5 lb

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Vancouver, located at the edge of a continent and the edge of national consciousness, has become the model for post-industrial urbanism. Does it deserve the attention? This provocative new book explores the links between the citys seductive natural setting, turbulent political history, planning and design culture, and the local and global forces that are reshaping Vancouvers urban environment at a ferocious pace. Filled with historical and contemporary photographs and maps, Dream City offers compelling insight into how buildings, public spaces, extraordinary landscapes, and civic values have merged to form a uniquely 21st-century city.
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