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Public space in urban Asia / [edited] by William S.W. Lim.

Contributor(s): Lim, William Siew Wai.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Singapore World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2014Description: 271 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789814578325 (hbk.).Subject(s): Public spaces -- Asia | Cities and towns -- Asia | City planning -- AsiaDDC classification: 307.76095 PUB.L Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Public space today /​ William S.W. Lim The multiple spaces of Bukit Brown /​ Chua Ai Lin, Terence Chong and Terence Heng Vestigial as alternative : the KTM rail corridor and the search for the un-regularized /​ Liew Kai Khiun The end of the Railroad in Singapore: a photo essay /​ Claire Leow Singapore's void decks /​ Stephen Cairns Hawker centres : siting/​sighting Singapore's food heritage /​ Randy Chan and Jolene Lee Chongqing /​ Wei Haoyan Hong Kong /​ Tat Lam and Benedetta Tavecchia Jakarta /​ Marco Kusumawijaya Kuala Lumpur /​ Lim Teng Ngiom Taiwan /​ Roan Ching-yueh Commentaries by Lilian Chee, Jane M. Jacobs and Koon Wee Global dynamic change and power rebalance /​ William S.W. Lim Commentary on incomplete urbanism /​ Andrew Lee, Leong Teng Wui and Ong Swee Hong Spatial justice and happiness /​ William S.W. Lim Spatial justice : a Singapore case study /​ William S.W. Lim Change we must /​ William S.W. Lim.
Summary: "The world faces two absolute imperatives. One is to eradicate global poverty and reduce the income gap. The other is to ensure social and environmental sustainability. There is currently an increasing convergence of views among the majority, particularly the younger generation, that to achieve these goals we need to redefine key concepts such as inclusiveness and bottom up participation. Over the last few decades the rise of many cities, especially in emerging economies, has threatened to erode much of public space. It is in this context that William SW Lim, Chairperson of the Asian Urban Lab has edited Public Space in Urban Asia, to discuss the issue of Public Space in selected Asian cities"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Public space today /​ William S.W. Lim
The multiple spaces of Bukit Brown /​ Chua Ai Lin, Terence Chong and Terence Heng
Vestigial as alternative : the KTM rail corridor and the search for the un-regularized /​ Liew Kai Khiun
The end of the Railroad in Singapore: a photo essay /​ Claire Leow
Singapore's void decks /​ Stephen Cairns
Hawker centres : siting/​sighting Singapore's food heritage /​ Randy Chan and Jolene Lee
Chongqing /​ Wei Haoyan
Hong Kong /​ Tat Lam and Benedetta Tavecchia
Jakarta /​ Marco Kusumawijaya
Kuala Lumpur /​ Lim Teng Ngiom
Taiwan /​ Roan Ching-yueh
Commentaries by Lilian Chee, Jane M. Jacobs and Koon Wee
Global dynamic change and power rebalance /​ William S.W. Lim
Commentary on incomplete urbanism /​ Andrew Lee, Leong Teng Wui and Ong Swee Hong
Spatial justice and happiness /​ William S.W. Lim
Spatial justice : a Singapore case study /​ William S.W. Lim
Change we must /​ William S.W. Lim.

"The world faces two absolute imperatives. One is to eradicate global poverty and reduce the income gap. The other is to ensure social and environmental sustainability. There is currently an increasing convergence of views among the majority, particularly the younger generation, that to achieve these goals we need to redefine key concepts such as inclusiveness and bottom up participation. Over the last few decades the rise of many cities, especially in emerging economies, has threatened to erode much of public space. It is in this context that William SW Lim, Chairperson of the Asian Urban Lab has edited Public Space in Urban Asia, to discuss the issue of Public Space in selected Asian cities"--

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