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Table of Contents
Contents:Foreword, Roque Gistau Gistau; Introduction, F. Javier Monclús and Manuel Guardia. Part I Historical and Cultural Perspectives: History builds the town: on the uses of history in twentieth-century city planning, Michael Hebbert and Wolfgang Sonne; The cultural dimension of urban planning strategies: an historical perspective, Robert Freestone and Chris Gibson; Speak, culture! – culture in planning’s past, present and future, Greg Young. Part II Images and Heritages: Capital Cities and Culture: Evolution of twentieth-century capital city planning, David L.A. Gordon; The power of anticipation: itinerant images of metropolitan futures: Buenos Aires, 1900–1920, Margarita Gutman; Words and history: controversies on urban heritage in Italy, Giorgio Piccinato; Urban destruction or preservation? Conservation movement and planning in 20th-century Scandinavian capitals, Laura Kolbe; Planning the historic city: 1960s plans for Bath and York, John Pendelbury; Multiple exposures or new cultural values? European historical centres and recent immigration fluxes, Alessandro Scarnato; New urbanism and planning history: back to the future, Christopher Silver. Part III Cultural Urbanism and Planning Strategies: Branding the city of culture – the death of city planning?, Graeme Evans; International exhibitions and planning. Hosting large-scale events as place promotion and as catalysts of urban regeneration, F. Javier Monclús; Contemporary urban spectacularisation, Lilian Vaz and Paula Berenstein; Culture, tradition and modernity in the Latin American city. Some recent experiences, Roberto Segre; ‘Cities are fun!’: inventing and spreading the Baltimore model of cultural urbanism, Stephen Ward; Index.