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Sydney Precincts

Author : Chirs Carroll
ISBN : 9781743585283
Genre : Travel
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One look at glamorous, glitzy and grand Sydney – and you'll fall in love. One read of Sydney Precincts by Chris Carroll and you'll know just which shops, cafes, restaurants and bars to visit to turn this into a more lasting love affair. Sydney is a parochial town, and locals often don't want to share their secrets. Luckily Chris Carroll is here to help you look past the beaches and discover the best of Sydney: from the cafe hidden at the end of a wharf in Kirribilli to the gaudy and lauded restaurants of Sydney's CBD, from the cute stationery shops of the Northern Beaches to the famous bakeries of the Inner West. You'll never want to leave.

Category: Travel

Tourism Ethnic Diversity And The City

Author : Jan Rath
ISBN : 9781134315956
Genre : Business & Economics
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Tourism, Ethnic Diversity and the City fills a gap in existing research in terms of how immigration relates to urban tourism and investigates the new theoretical insights and challenges for empirical research using informative case studies drawn from several advanced economies in Europe, North America and Australia. This enlightening book clearly explores the frontiers of knowledge on the interrelationship between tourism, migration, ethnic diversity and place. Exploring further the manifestations of ethnic diversity that have been commodified by immigrants in gateway cities, questioning how these expressions of culture can be transformed into vehicles for further developing the urban tourism economy. Tourism, Ethnic Diversity and the City presents a multidisciplinary approach drawing on key names from the field of geography, sociology, planning and political science and will appeal to those with an interest in any of these areas.
Category: Business & Economics

Low Carbon Cities

Author : Steffen Lehmann
ISBN : 9781317659143
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 85.52 MB
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Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of how we can mitigate urban heat stress in our cities’ microclimates. The book explores the underlying dimensions of how existing cities can be transformed into low carbon urban systems and describes the design of low carbon cities in theory and practice. It considers the connections between low carbon cities and sustainable design, social and individual values, public space, housing affordability, public transport and urban microclimates. Given the rapid urbanisation underway globally, and the need for all our cities to operate more sustainably, we need to think about how spatial planning and design can help transform urban systems to create low carbon cities, and this book provides key insights.
Category: Architecture

Landscapes Of The Ethnic Economy

Author : David H. Kaplan
ISBN : 0742529487
Genre : History
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Exploring the worldwide boom in immigration, this book traces the profound changes in urban areas as new arrivals have transformed inner cities and suburbs alike into bastions of new ethnic economic activity. Each chapter addresses the significance of urban space and local context in developing various ethnic economies and how ethnic economies have helped to re-create urban neighborhoods. With its international scope and rich case studies, this book will be invaluable for scholars and students alike in the fields of ethnic studies, urban studies, economic development, geography, and sociology.
Category: History

Enhancing The City

Author : Giovanni Maciocco
ISBN : 9789048124190
Genre : Social Science
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Departing from a survey on the post-modern landscapes of tourism, this book explores the transformations the city has undergone and the way it has become a simulacrum offered to tourists, spectacularised with the aim of increasing its capacity for attraction. The experiences dealt with in the papers of authors belonging to different disciplinary fields, emphasise the city’s tendencies to create “stage-set contexts” of the private type, be it historic quarters, theme parks or hypermarkets. Issues like aestheticisation, thematisation and genericity are dealt with, conceptual categories that highlight the weak resistance cities put up against the rules of the leisure industry and, more generally speaking, the consumer economy. The book inquires into the capacity of the urban and territorial project to construct a perspective for a public dimension of space. This is linked with ethical action of the project involving an active relationship with places and a capacity to understand the dynamics of different urban populations. In this sense capacity for innovation and creativity can contribute to transforming “islands” of leisure into places of the city and consumers into citizens.
Category: Social Science

Sydney Architecture

Author : John Haskell
ISBN : 0868403911
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 56.55 MB
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Provides us with a wonderful insight into Sydney's finest and most interesting architecture. Superb photographs by John Callanan and delightful sketches by John Haskell combine to present a sophisticated picture of this stunning city. Designed as an introductory guide, Sydneysiders and tourists alike will discover unsuspected dimensions to our cultural heritage in this stylish new guide.
Category: Architecture

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Author : New South Wales. Roads and Maritime Services
ISBN : 1925659968
Genre : Arch bridges
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Roads and Maritime Services (Roads and Maritime) proposes to upgrade the northern toll plaza precinct on the Cahill Expressway approaching the Sydney Harbour Bridge (the proposal). Work would be undertaken on Cahill Expressway between the High Street overpass and Fitzroy Street.
Category: Arch bridges