Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction: theory, not method - thinking with Lefebvre, Christian Schmid, Åukasz Stanek and Ãkos MoravÃ¡nszky. Part I On Complete Urbanization: The trouble with Henri: urban research and the theory of the production of space, Christian Schmid; During the urban revolution - conjunctures on the streets of Dhaka, Elisa T. Bertuzzo; Where Lefebvre meets the East: urbanization in Hong Kong, Wing-Shing Tang; Henri Lefebvre and ’colonization’: from reinterpretation to research, Stefan Kipfer and Kanishka Goonewardena. Part II Contradictions of Abstract Space: Plan Puebla Panama: the violence of abstract space, Japhy Wilson; ’Greater Paris’: urbanization but no urbanity - how Lefebvre predicted our metropolitan future, Jean-Pierre Garnier; The production of urban competitiveness: modelling [email protected]
, Greig Charnock and Ramon Ribera-Fumaz; Reconstructing New Orleans and the right to the city, M. Christine Boyer. Part III Everyday Architectures: Ground exploration: producing everyday life at the South Bank, 1948-1951, Nick Beech; The space of the square: a Lefebvrean archaeology of Budapest, Ãkos MoravÃ¡nszky; The archi-texture of power: an inquiry into the spatial textures of post-socialist Sarajevo, Mejrema Zatri; For difference ’in and through’ SÃ£o Paulo: the regressive-progressive method, Fraya Frehse. Part IV Urban Society and its Projects: Architectural project and the agency of representation: the case of Nowa Huta, Poland, Åukasz Stanek; The debate about Berlin Tempelhof Airport, or: a Lefebvrean critique of recent debates about affect in geography, Ulrich Best; Novi Beograd: reinventing Utopia, Ljiljana Blagojevi; Lefebvrean vaguenesses: going beyond diversion in the production of new spaces, Jan Lilliendahl Larsen. Index.