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CITIES FULL OF SYMBOLS: A THEORY OF URBAN SPACE AND CULTURE. Ed. by Peter J.M. Nas. Leiden University Press, 2011. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 304 pp. with 93 ills. 24 x 17 cm. ISBN 9789087281250 In English.
Explores the role of architectural symbols in the urban landscape through a consideration of such elements as city layout, statues, memorials, street names and popular culture, examining twelve diverse urban design projects and proposals that address such issues as the symbolic handling of the 9/11 attacks, the design of the city of Cape Town as a remnant of Dutch colonialism, the impact of the ship washed ashore by the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh and the significance of mass pilgrimages to Elvis's Graceland.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture — Urban Planning
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 147789
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