2 black & white tables, 53 black & white halftones
Edgar Liu, Robert Freestone
Table Of Contents
Foreword -Tim Cresswell Revisiting Place and Placelessness -Edgar Liu and Robert Freestone 1. The Paradox of Place and the Evolution of Placelessness -Ted Relph Part 1. Place/lessness in Design 2. An Urban Designer's Perspective: Paradigms, Places and People -Jon Lang 3. Theory's Role in Placelessness -Lucy Montague 4. Reclaiming and Making and Places of Distinction through Landscape Architecture -Linda Corkery 5. Regulating Place Distinctiveness: A Critique of Approaches to the Protection of 'Neighborhood Character' in Melbourne -Gethin Davison Part 2. Place/lessness in Experience 6. Insideness in an Age of Mobilities -John Tomaney 7. Losing Control at Home? -Hazel Easthope 8. Tuning In and Out of Place -Rachel Cogger 9. The Risk of Placelessness for Children and Young People in the 21st Century Cities of Western Societies -Kate Bishop Part 3. Place/lessmess in Practice 10. Examining Place-making in Practice: Observations from the Revitalization of Downtown Detroit -Laura Crommelin 11. Place-making in the Rise of the Airport City -Robert Freestone and Ilan Wiesel 12. Urban Squares: A Place for Social Life -Nancy Marshall 13. Placelessness and the Rigid Perception of Place Identities: Public Toilets as Multi-functional Places -Edgar Liu Part 4. Place/lessness in Question 14. Extraordinary Ordinaryness: An Outsider's Perspective on Place and Placelessness in the Japanese City -Matthew Carmona 15. Extending Place: The Global South and Informal Urbanisms -Aseem Inam 16. Place as Multiplicity -Kim Dovey Afterword -Ted Relph
Robert Freestone is Professor of Planning in the Faculty of Built Environment at UNSW Australia. He joined UNSW in 1991 after six years with Design Collaborative, a Sydney planning, research, and heritage consultancy. He has also held appointments at the University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, and the Australian National University. His books include The Planning Imagination (co-editor, 2014), Urban Nation (2012), and Designing Australian Cities (2004). Edgar Liu is a Research Fellow at City Futures Research Centre in the Faculty of Built Environment at UNSW Australia. He has academic backgrounds in economic and cultural geography, and his research interests include social aspects of public estate renewals, housing as social welfare, and the conceptualization of human identities.