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The fabric of space : water, modernity, and the urban imagination / Matthew Gandy.

Gandy, Matthew, (author.).
E-book E-book (2014.)
Description: 1 online resource.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2014.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
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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Summary:
A study of water at the intersection of landscape and infrastructure in Paris, Berlin, Lagos, Mumbai, Los Angeles, and London.
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Citation: Gandy, Matthew. "The fabric of space : water, modernity, and the urban imagination." Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2014.

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