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    DescriptionAcross Europe, cities are rapidly changing. How to account for the requirements of culture and humanity amid urban planners' brisk intentions? Hans Venhuizen is a specialist in what he calls culture-based planning, which takes existing culture--architecture, art and the contemporary culture of an area's inhabitants--as the point of departure for planning efforts. Venhuizen is well known for his use of ingenious large-scale social games to identify the culture and explore the interests at stake: one such game, called "Life, the Game," involved 20 participants in reenacting the entire life cycle. "Game Urbanism: Handbook of Processes of Spatial Change" presents Venhuizen's working practices and shows how they can be applied by anybody (citizens, planners, artists, architects, local authorities, administrators) working in spatial planning, architecture, community arts or other creative industries. Charles Landry, author of the highly influential "The Creative City" (2000) and "The Art of City Making" (2006), contributes an introduction.


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    Title
    Hans Venhuizen
    Subtitle
    Game Urbanism
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Hans Venhuizen, Text by Charles Landry, Text by Francien Van Westrenen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789078088462
    ISBN 10: 907808846X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AMVD
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: N1
    B&T Approval Code: A32303000
    BISAC V2.8: ARC010000
    DC22: 711.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 06
    Edition statement
    King" (2006), C.
    Publisher
    Valiz
    Imprint name
    Valiz
    Publication date
    28 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Amsterdam