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URBAN REVISIONS: CURRENT PROJECTS FOR THE PUBLIC REALM. Elizabeth A.T. Smith et al. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1994. Published in association with MIT Press, Cambridge. 196 pp. with 173 ills. (43 col.). 31 x 23 cm. LC 94-4197 ISBN 0262691736 In English.
Documents with drawings, models and photographs 18 recent urban projects embodying innovative responses to social and environmental problems, the works including designs for parks along transportation corridors in New Haven and Los Angeles, redevelopment plans for districts of Montreal, Des Moines and the South Bronx, and a proposal for the creation of an ideal community at the site of a former military base in Arizona. Includes a critical overview and individual descriptions of the projects along with four essays that discuss such topics as approaches to urban design in the United States during the first half of the 20th century, the impact of race, migration and ethnicity on the evolution of American cities, and the ecological crisis precipitated by postwar land-use policies in Los Angeles.
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1990 — Architecture
Plans: 01,05,07,17,20,22,24
Worldwide Number: 024576
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