9781908308122

Dublin's Future : New Visions for Ireland's Capital City

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  • ISBN13:

    9781908308122

  • ISBN10:

    1908308125

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-01-15
  • Publisher: Dufour Editions

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Summary

A collection of essays which for the first time recognizes that the future of Ireland's biggest and most important urban area is about more than the engineering of roads and the coloring of development schema.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Prologuep. ix
Cities, Futures, Illusion and Delusion: Introductionp. 1
The Aggregation of Knowledge: On Educationp. 20
... that was then, this is when?: On Visual Artsp. 28
A City to Age In: On Ageingp. 40
Better Compromises: On Movementp. 55
On with the Show: On Theatre and Performing Artsp. 70
Alternative Spaces: On Musicp. 85
A Fair deal for Dublin: On Politicsp. 101
Who Will Remember Us? Memorialising the Multicultural City: On Ethnic Legacyp. 116
From Dependent City to Sustainable City: Weaning Dublin Off Fossil Fuels: On Energyp. 131
The Bridge Gathers the Earth as Landscape around the Stream: On Crossingsp. 152
Learning from Failure, Building on Success: On Housingp. 166
Not Written by an Economist: On Economyp. 182
The Future of the Past: On Memoryp. 209
Texting the City: On Literaturep. 226
City Green: On Landscapep. 239
To Thine Own Self Be True: On the View from Withoutp. 259
A Small Island Off the East Coast of Trinidad: Conclusionp. 271
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