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Spaces Of Identity In East European Cities, Carola Hein Mar 2012

Spaces Of Identity In East European Cities, Carola Hein

Growth and Structure of Cities Faculty Research and Scholarship

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Czaplicka, John; Gelazis, Nida; Ruble, Blair A., eds. (2009). Cities After the Fall of Communism: Reshaping Cultural Landscapes and European Identity. Washington, DC, Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, Johns Hopkins University Press, 368 pp., illustrations, maps, notes, index, $65 hardcover;

Makaš, Emily Gunzburger; Conley, Tanja Damljanović, eds. (2009). Capital Cities in the Aftermath of Empires: Planning in Central and Southeastern Europe. London, New York: Routledge, 286 pp., illustrations, bibliography, notes, index, $120 hardcover;

Stanilov, Kiril, ed. (2007). The Post-Socialist City: Urban Form and Space Transformations in Central and Eastern Europe after Socialism. Dordrecht: Springer, 490 pp., illustrations, maps ...


Review Essay: National Traditions And Foreign Influences In The Architecture And Urban Form Of China And Japan, Carola Hein Jan 2006

Review Essay: National Traditions And Foreign Influences In The Architecture And Urban Form Of China And Japan, Carola Hein

Growth and Structure of Cities Faculty Research and Scholarship

Review of JEFFREY E. HANES, The City As Subject: Seki Hajime and the Reinvention of Modern Osaka. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. pp. xii, 348, bibliography, index; JONATHAN M. REYNOLDS, Maekawa Kunio and the Emergence of Japanese Modernist Architecture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. pp. xviii, 318, bibliography, index; JEFFREY W. CODY, Building in China: Henry K. Murphy’s “Adaptive Architecture” 1914-1935. Seattle: University of Washington Press/The Chinese University Press, 2001. pp. xxiv, 264, bibliography, index; GIDEON S. GOLANY, Urban Design Ethics in Ancient China. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2001. pp. xvi, 312, bibliography, index.


European Spatial Development, The Polycentric Eu Capital, And Eastern Enlargement, Carola Hein Jan 2006

European Spatial Development, The Polycentric Eu Capital, And Eastern Enlargement, Carola Hein

Growth and Structure of Cities Faculty Research and Scholarship

Over five decades a new decentralized model for the European capital city has emerged through the distribution of European Union (EU) institutions and agencies, but as the result of national compromise and competition rather than the implementation of a vision of Europe. More than a purely administrative issue, the location of EU headquarters opens questions on the nature of European spatiality, the relation between politics and space and the role of headquarters cities in that space. To date, the decentralized unplanned structure has brought economic and symbolic benefits to the host cities and nations, but has also caused—notably in ...