Cities, Water and Signification

Korolija Fontana-Giusti, Gordana (2006) Cities, Water and Signification. In: Atanackovic-Jelicic, Jelena, ed. Waterfronts in the Danube Region. Department of Architecture, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia , Novi Sad, Serbia, pp. 94-104. ISBN 86-85211-74-3. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This paper analyses the relationship between cities and water. It explores the nature of a deeply seated phenomenon that urban developments and water always come together. Apart from the purposefulness and economic benefits of water, cities rely on its presence on another metaphorical level.

Item Type: Book section
Projects: [55] Agora - Cities for People
Additional information: This paper/chapter of the book was delivered at the International conference called 1st Symposium on Waterfronts in the Danube Region, Novi Sad 2006. It was supported by the British Council and it included contributors from the United Kingdom such as Michael Wilford and Nigel Coates as well as participants from Serbia, Romania, Austria and Poland.
Uncontrolled keywords: waterfronts, urbanism, urban design,architectural theory, cities
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > Architecture
Depositing User: Gordana Fontana-Giusti
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2008 17:40
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:36
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/9634 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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