The fabric of space : water, modernity, and the urban imagination / Matthew Gandy.
Description: 1 online resource.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2014.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Periodicities and metabolisms -- The Paris sewers and the rationalization of urban space -- Borrowed light : journeys through Weimar Berlin -- Mosquitoes, modernity, and post-colonial Lagos -- Water, poverty, and urban fragmentation in Mumbai -- Tracing the Los Angeles River -- Fears, fantasies, and floods : the inundation of London.
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A study of water at the intersection of landscape and infrastructure in Paris, Berlin, Lagos, Mumbai, Los Angeles, and London.
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Print version record.
Water resources development.
Water use > Social aspects.
Municipal water supply > Economic aspects.
City and town life.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Citation: Gandy, Matthew. "The fabric of space : water, modernity, and the urban imagination." Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2014.