Post-Souvenir City: Mediterranean Urban Intensity and New Tourism Practices in Alicante

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Post-Souvenir City brings together essays and investigations by architects, urbanists and other specialists, in which they address various dimensions of tourism and urban space. The focus is on Spain, whose tourism is among the most visible in the world, and which has experienced both the excitements and the lows of tourism-fueled growth.      Recently, Spain was among the countries which suffered most in the global economic downturn. The environmentally and culturally

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In the Search of Urban Quality: 100 maps of Kuhonbutsygawa Street, Jiyugaoka

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This book presents the material compiled for one of the case studies conducted within Measuring the non-Measurable – Mn’M research project. It brings together a number of maps of one particular place in Tokyo – the precinct of Jiyugaoka and, more precisely, only one of its streets, Kuhonbutsugawa Ryokudo. The focus on a small location in the largest city in the world is a message in itself. When speaking about the actual quality (of life), we need to think about a particular

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MnM Workbook 3: Future Urban Intensities

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This book brings together a selection of research papers, which were first presented at the concluding, third Measuring the non-Measurable – Mn’M Symposium, held in Tokyo 11.2013.      Mn’M Workbook 3: Future Urban Intensities brings a selection of essays which present both the optimism towards the ever-finer measurement and representation of finest qualities of the urban, as well as doubts, which are intended to provoke, stimulate and deepen further discussion. It summari

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Urbophilia No.5 Measuring the non-Measurable

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co+labo A1 newsletter no.5

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