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Emergent Tokyo : Designing the Spontaneous City

Emergent Tokyo : Designing the Spontaneous City


 This book examines the urban fabric
of contemporary Tokyo as a valuable demonstration of permeable,
inclusive, and adaptive urban patterns that required neither extensive
master planning nor corporate urbanism to develop. These urban patterns
are emergent: that is, they are the combined result of numerous
modifications and appropriations of space by small agents interacting
within a broader socio-economic ecosystem. Together, they create a
degree of urban intensity and liveliness that is the envy of the world's

Product details

  •  Paperback | 250 pages
  •  140 x 198 x 15.24mm | 476.27g
  •  San Rafael, United States
  •  English
  •  230 Illustrations, color
  •  1951541324
  •  9781951541323

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