Memorial Design, Use and Meaning
In recent decades there has been a dramatic increase in the number and diversity of public memorials built in Europe, the U.S. and around the world. Innovations in design and new ideas about appropriate subjects for commemoration have jointly reinvigorated commemorative practices in urban public...
To Be Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge
Fixity and Flow
Series: Routledge Advances in Geography
In port cities around the world, waterfront development projects have been hailed both as spaces of promise and as crucial territorial wedges in twenty-first century competitive growth strategies. Frequently, these mega-projects have been intended to transform derelict docklands into communities of...
Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge
Exploring the Potential of Public Spaces
This international and illustrated work challenges current writings focussing on the problems of urban public space to present a more nuanced and dialectical conception of urban life. Detailed and extensive international urban case studies show how urban open spaces are used for play, which is...
Published April 15th 2007 by Routledge
Possibility and Diversity in Urban Life
In cities around the world people use a variety of public spaces to relax, to protest, to buy and sell, to experiment and to celebrate. Loose Space explores the many ways that urban residents, with creativity and determination, appropriate public space to meet their own needs and desires. Familiar...
Published October 26th 2006 by Routledge