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Heterotopia and the city : public space in a postcivil society

Author: Michiel Dehaene; Lieven de Cauter
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Heterotopia, literally meaning 'other place', is a rich concept in urban design that describes a space that is on the margins of ordered or civil society, and one that possesses multiple, fragmented or even incompatible meanings. This text investigates the heterotopias which exist throughout our contemporary world.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michiel Dehaene; Lieven de Cauter
ISBN: 9780415422888 0415422884 9780203089415 0203089413
OCLC Number: 124031903
Description: xii, 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Heterotopia in a postcivil society / Michiel Dehaene and Lieven de Cauter --
Of other spaces (1967) / Michel Foucault --
Heterotopia : an ecology / James D. Faubion --
Heterotopia : anamnesis of a medical term / Heidi Sohn --
The many mirrors of Foucault and their architectural reflections / M. Christine Boyer --
Heterotopias of difference / Marco Cenzatti --
The space of play : towards a general theory of heterotopia / Lieven de Cauter and Michiel Dehaene --
Heterotopia of the theme park street / Kathleen Kern --
Between shopping malls and agoras : a French history of 'protected public space' / Clément Orillard --
'A kind of instinct' : the cinematic mall as heterotopia / Douglas Muzzio and Jessica Muzzio-Rentas --
The gated community as heterotopia / Setha Low --
A master-planned community as heterotopia : The Villages, Florida / Hugh Bartling --
The 'institutionalization' of heterotopias in Singapore / Xavier Guillot --
Public-space heterotopias : heterotopias of masculinity along the Tel Aviv shoreline / Yael Allweil and Rachel Kallus --
' ... those marvellous empty zones on the edge of our cities ' : heterotopia and the 'dead zone' / Gil Doron --
Stalker unbounded : urban activism and the terrain vague as heterotopia by default / Peter Lang --
'Rubbing the magic lamp' : heterotopian strategies in London's eastern city fringe / Maureen Heyns --
Flow urbanism : the heterotopia of flows / Lee Stickells --
Heterotopias of illusion : from Beauborg to Bilbao and beyond / D. Grahame Shane --
The heterotopian divide in Jakarta : constructing discourse, constructing space / Robert Cowherd --
Dubai offshore urbanism / Alessandro Petti --
'Dead society' in a 'cemetery city' : the transformation of burial rites in Kinshasa / Filip de Boeck --
Heterotopia unfolded? / Hilde Heynen.
Responsibility: edited by Michiel Dehaene & Lieven De Cauter.
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Offers explorations of Foucault's concept of 'heterotopia'. This book investigates how heterotopia has influenced our contemporary urban spaces.  Read more...


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