City Lives and City Forms

Critical Research and Canadian Urbanism
  • 347 Pages
  • 3.83 MB
  • English

University of Toronto Press
Social research & statistics, Urban communities, Sociology, Urban, Social Sciences Research, Urban Sociology, Sociology, Sociology - Urban, Political Science / City Planning & Urban Development, Cities and towns, C
ContributionsJon Caulfield (Editor), Linda Peake (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7872543M
ISBN 100802005144
ISBN 139780802005144

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The 10 best city books of No book better captures the Latin turn that urbanism seems to have taken this it is a series of glances at the lives of those who have found peace, such as. A city is a place where thousands or sometimes millions of people live and work.

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Before I wrap this up, in addition to the professional or pseudo-professional books above, I thought I’d add a few honourable mentions unusual books that have influenced how I see city-making, but not really books specifically about city-making.

City is a science fiction fix-up novel by American writer Clifford D. Simak. The original version consists of eight linked short stories, all originally published between andalong with brief "notes" on each of the stories.

These notes were specially written for the book, and serve as a bridging story of their : Clifford D. Simak. City Still Lives In representing the city I prefer to avoid photographing the iconic modern building.

It already receives a disproportionate amount of attention and is all too often read as a one-liner. Bereft of context it usually justifies itself as a magic engine of urban regeneration, simplistically shouting money and power. Description of the book "Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design": Happy City is the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living.

This is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city. Why are some cities a joy to live in. He begins by describing what sort of stories will be permitted in the city. The stories told to the young guardians-in-training, he warns, must be closely supervised, because it is chiefly stories that shape a child’s soul, just as the way parents handle an infant shapes his body.

The remainder of Book II, therefore, is a discussion of. City Lives is the story of three women who have one great certainy in their lives: their friendship.

The enduring bonds of loyalty and love will carry them through the toughest times towards a brighter future.

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In City Life, Witold Rybczynski looks at what we want from cities, how they have evolved, and what accounts for their unique identities.

In this vivid description of everything from the early colonial settlements to the advent of the skyscraper to the changes wrought by the automobile, the telephone, the airplane, and telecommuting, Rybczynski reveals how our urban spaces 4/5(1).

Here begins the third part of the Book of the City of Ladies, which explains how and by whom the high turrets of the towers were finished off, and which noble ladies were chosen to dwell in the great palaces and lofty keeps.

The first chapter recounts how Justice brought the Queen of Heaven to live in the City of Ladies. “Where Satan lives [lived].” A Greek city located in Asia Minor (now Turkey), Pergamum’s sins were referred to by the Lord in that same passage when He said, “Pergamum I have a few things against you: There are some among you who hold to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to entice the Israelites to sin so that they ate food.

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Memberships may also be purchased in person at The Library Store or any City Library location. In Rural Origins, City Lives: Class and Place in Contemporary China, Roberta Zavoretti narrates fruit-business owner Zhang’s family life, recounts interviews with bakery-owner Huang and his colleagues, and portrays the lives of tailors Xu Qing and Ding Li, and extends her discussions on how to understand nongmingong, or rural-to-urban migrants, in the context of Chinese.

The City and the City is not a conventionally well-made novel, but it sparks thought in a way that more conventional novels would never dare to. The City and the City by China Miéville pp.In his book, he describes the unpleasant circumstances of his life as a slave living on a plantation versus living in the city.

He compares and contrasts the ideas based on living conditions, the type of work being done, and the different forms of punishment.