Introduction. 1. Flows Part 1 Riverscapes 2. Riverscapes I - Overview 3. Riverscapes II - Precincts and Projects 4. Appropriations 5. Urban Living 6. Federation Part 2 Dockscapes 7. Dockscapes I - Overview Phase I: Kick-starting Phase II: Docklands 8. Dockscapes II - Precincts and Projects 9. Grollo Tower 10. Hype and Hope 11. Constructing Desires Part 3 Bayscapes 12. Creating and Defending Urban Character 13. Loose Ends. Bibliography. Index
Kim Dovey is Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne. Educated at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Melbourne and Curtin University, he has also taught at RMIT and UC Berkeley. Professor Dovey has been engaged for over 20 years in research in social and cultural issues in architecture and urban design. He has also broadcast widely in the mass media and is a recipient of the RAIA Award for Architecture in the Media. He has published on a broad range of issues encompassing the structure and meaning of architecture and urban design.
'A well-written set of essays.'
'Dovey and his colleagues do a very good job in describing what went on from the mid 1980s to the modern day'
'A useful, readable book.'
'The case studies and the analysis contained therein are important to all of us involved in understanding and trying to change the contemporary city.' - all Michael Batty, University College London, in Environment and Planning B'It should serve as an eagerly devoured architecture text for years to come.' - Ray Wyatt, University of Melbourne, in Environment and Planning B'This book is tantalising ... a well informed story about the image of a city.' - Louise Thomas, Urban Design'Excellent case studies ... rich with lessons.' - Walter Menzies, Green Places, February 2006
'The case studies and the analysis contained therein are important to all of us involved in understanding and trying to change the contemporary city.' - Environment and Planning B'Excellent case studies ... rich with lessons.' - Green Places