Reflection 1: the city: a shift in mindset?
Quazi Mahtab Zaman
Human migration to urban centres is at an unprecedented level, prompting searching questions about their design and enablement, politically, economically, technologically, or socially. Rapid urban development is laying challenge to existing paradigms, and demanding fresh thinking and radical new models. Historic ideas founded on ideals are increasingly outmoded, yet optimism about the potential for future betterment must remain, particularly within the architectural profession.
|Publication Date||Jul 27, 2017|
|Publisher||Springer (part of Springer Nature)|
|Series Title||The urban book series|
|Series ISSN||2365-757X; 2365-7588|
|Book Title||Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis.|
|Chapter Number||Part I|
|Institution Citation||MCCLEAN, D. 2017. Reflection 1: the city: a shift in mindset? In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 13-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_2|
|Keywords||Cities; Urban development; Utopia; Agency; Education|
MCCLEAN 2017 Reflection 1