From Polis To Metropolis, Men And Women Have Continued To Struggle To Perfect Our Cities Urban History Presents A Picture Of Grand Ideals And Devastating Failures Towards Cosmopolis Explores Why We Have Failed, And How We Could Succeed, In Building An Urban Utopia With A Difference Globalization, Civil Society, Feminism And Post Colonialism Are The Forces, Ever Shifting And Changing Our Cities We Need A New Vision To Face Such Change Sandercock Pulls Down The Pillars Of Modernist City Planning And Raises In Their Place A New Post Modern Planning, A Planning Sensitive To Community, Environment And Cultural Diversity Towards Cosmopolis Is Illustrated With Case Material From Around The World Which Present A Thousand Tiny Empowerments Of Current Planning Practice And With A Superb Range Of Specially Commissioned Images This Bold Critique Cuts To The Heart Of Current Debates About The Future Of Our Cities It Deserves A Place On Every Citizen S Shelf
Leonie Sandercock born 1949 is an urban planner and academic focusing on community planning and multiculturalism She has been teaching at the School of Community Regional Planning at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, since 2001.
- 268 pages
- Towards Cosmopolis: Planning for Multicultural Cities
- Leonie Sandercock
- 09 February 2019 Leonie Sandercock