Free Shipping on Order Over $60
AfterPay Available
Radical City

Radical City

Imagining Possibilities for the Indian City

by Pithamber R. Polsani
Paperback
Publication Date: 09/04/2021
  $120.50
or 4 easy payments of $30.12 with
afterpay
This item qualifies for FREE delivery
In the next few decades a billion people will be urbanised. There will be over 40 megacities--more than 10 million inhabitants--most of which will be located in the ′global south′, especially China and India. Cities already stretched to the seams will explode. The accelerated global warming and extreme weather events will only make the situation worse resulting in unimaginable consequences. Radical City: Imagining Possibilities for the Indian City argues that we should urgently reflect on the question raised by the luminaries of Congrès Internationaux d′Architecture Moderne (CIAM) nearly a century back, ′Should our cities survive?′, because the Functional City--a conglomeration with differentiated zones of activity and transportation of people and materials between the zones--invented by CIAM has outlived its usefulness.Rethinking the city, therefore, cannot be the province of planners and technocrats alone. Instead, this book brings together artists, architects, writers, poets, designers, urban planners, social scientists, humanists and others to think about the city and its possibilities.
ISBN:
9789353887179
9789353887179
Category:
Rural planning
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
09-04-2021
Language:
English
Publisher:
SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
215x139mm
Weight:
0.35kg

This title is in stock with our US supplier and is sent from our Sydney warehouse within 10-15 working days of you placing an order.    

Once received into our warehouse we will despatch it to you with a Shipping Notification which includes online tracking.

Please check the estimated delivery times below for your region, for after your order is despatched from our warehouse:

ACT Metro  2 working days

NSW Metro  2 working days

NSW Rural  2 - 3 working days

NSW Remote  2 - 5 working days

NT Metro  3 - 6 working days

NT Remote  4 - 10 working days

QLD Metro  2 - 4 working days

QLD Rural  2 - 5 working days

QLD Remote  2 - 7 working days

SA Metro  2 - 5 working days

SA Rural  3 - 6 working days

SA Remote  3 - 7 working days

TAS Metro  3 - 6 working days

TAS Rural  3 - 6 working days

VIC Metro  2 - 3 working days

VIC Rural  2 - 4 working days

VIC Remote  2 - 5 working days

WA Metro  3 - 6 working days

WA Rural  4 - 8 working days

WA Remote  4 - 12 working days

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review Radical City.