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UFO: Explorations of Urbanism #03: Water Urbanisms East

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Publisher Comments:

In Water Urbanisms 2—East, a selection of the world’s leading experts on urbanism reflect on the changing role that water plays in cities. They investigate the possible consequences of global warming on urban water supplies, including new problems with drought and flooding, as well as the new pressures of dealing with storm waters and basin management. This book is organized in three sections, each of which explores urban water use through a particular theme. “Contemporary Positions” explores a broad array of specific modern water projects. “Re-visiting/Re-editing Urban Water Projects” looks at the history of water urbanisms from around the world in light of today’s challenges and research. “Explorations & Speculations: Excerpts on Water Urbanisms” looks at the role of design in urban water infrastructures. This richly illustrated book offers a wide-ranging account of the myriad roles water plays in our modern city centers.  

About the Author

Kelly Shannon is professor at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design.  
Bruno De Meulder is professor of urbanism at the University of Leiden.  

Table of Contents

Water Urbanisms East

Emerging Practices and Age-Old Traditions

Bruno de Meulder and Kelly Shannon

 

CONTEMOPRARY POSITIONS

 

Chinas Water Crisis

Projects Leading Policy: Water Urbanism across Scales

Kongjian Yu

 

Bangkoks Distributary Waterscape Urbanism

From a Tributary to a Distributary System

Brian McGrath, Terdsak Tachakitkachorn, and Danai Thitakoo

 

Post 311: Sendai OASIS

Smart Water City of a Thousand Rain Gardens

Toshikazu Ishida

 

River and Road as Warp and Woof

Interweaving Ecologies and Economies in Banjarmasins Delta

Guido Geenen and Daan Derden

 

Being in Deep Urban Water

Finding the Horizontal Urban Trim Line, Jakarta, Indonesia

Jörg Retkittke

 

Hanoi: The ‘City of Lakes and Rivers

Reading and Recovering the Potentials of the Millennium-Old Citys Origins

Kelly Shannon, Pham Anh Tuan, Stefanie Dens, and Laura Rijsbosch

 

Mangroving Ca Mau, Vietnam

Water and Forest as Development Frames

Bruno de Meulder and Kelly Shannon

 

Revising the Cantho Master Plan, Vietnam

Pilotage of a Civic Spine in a Blue-Green Landscape Mesh

Kelly Shannon and Bruno de Meulder

 

PRACTICES REVISITED

 

Persian Qanats

A Case Study into the Archaeological Foundations of Water Urbanism

Bruno de Meulder and Morvarid Khorramirad

 

A Modern Times Version of the Hydraulic Civilization

Water Engineering in the Chia-Nan Plain, Taiwan Since 1919

Pei-Chun Wen and Kelly Shannon

 

Betavia, Simon Stevin in the Tropics

A Catastrophic Displacement of a Universal Water Urbanism Prototype

Bruno de Meulder

 

Water Urbanism as a Way of Life

Conservation of the Subak Cultural Landscapes of Bali

Julia Watson

 

Raising the Dykes and Taming the Swamp

Water Management in Vietnams Red River & Mekong Deltas

Annelies de Nijs and Pham Anh Tuan

 

EXPLORATIONS AND SPECULATIONS

 

Riparian Urbanism: Mumbai

Haley Heard

 

Urban Delta Eco-Tone: Bangkok

Jenny C. Chou, Janet Kao, Saman Jamal, and Kevin Wei

 

Banani Lake (Dhaka) as a Connector and a Collector

Linde van Reeth

 

Glacial Formwork by Accreting Sacred Landscapes

Kendall Baldwin

 

Easy Like Water: Ecological Shoring in Bangladesh

Jessica Bristow

 

Reclaiming Waterscapes for the Yanshuei Canal, Tainan

Evelyne Wauters

 

Touching the Ground Lightly: Yen So, Hanoi

Stefanie Dens and Laura Rijsbosch

 

Low-Land Retention and Cleaning Sequences: Expanding Hanoi

Nguyen Chi Thung, Cesar Madrigal, and Isabelle Putseys

 

Framing a Void: Day River, Hanoi

Amber Kevelaerts, Matteo Motti, Conor OBrien, and Artur Shakhbazyan

 

Canalizing Urban Development in an orchard Phong Dien, Cantho

Daan Derden and Annelies de Nijs

 

Retention Basin as Impetus for Urbanism: O Mon, Cantho

Niels Buys, Ben Dirickx, Rana Sadat Habibi, and Tran Tien Dung

 

Reconfigured Emerging Urbanity: Hung Phu, Cantho

Annelies de Nijs, Esther Jacobs, and Laura Nagels

Product Details

ISBN:
9783906027258
Author:
Shannon, Kelly
Publisher:
Park Publishing (WI)
Author:
Bruno De Meulder
Author:
de Meulder, Bruno
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
Architecture-Urban Planning
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Park Books - UFO: Explorations of Urbanism
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
210 color plates, 75 halftones
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 9 in

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