The City after the Automobile: An Architect's Vision

By Moshe Safdie; Wendy E. Kohn | Go to book overview

Index
air-conditioning, 58, 59, 158
airports, 7, 133, 141, 142-43, 156-57
air rights, 62
air travel, short-distance, 133
Alexander the Great, 11
Amsterdam, 103, 104, 138-39
Amtrak, 120
apartment buildings. See high-rise residential buildings
Archigram group, 24
architects
of mega-school, 90, 91
of Modern movement, 14-19, 20, 57, 70-71, 114
of New Urbanism, 22-23, 25
postmodernist, 89
of radical school, 23-25
role of, 21-22, 83, 92-94
Arsenale, 163-64
Athens, 131-32
automobile. See car
Bangkok, 130
Barcelona, 103
bike paths, 134
Boston, 5, 34, 40, 50, 54, 72, 73, 141
Brasilia, 106
Broadacre City, 14, 15
buildings. See also high-rise commercial towers; high-rise residential buildings; names of individual buildings
heights of, 55-56
scale of, 85. See also mega-scale
"slab," 71, 72
temporary commercial, 165-66, 165, 170
"walk-up," 55, 73
Bunshaft, Gordon, 59
Burlington Arcade, 85
business travel, 133-34
Caesar's Palace, 46
Canada, 7
Cannes, 103
Cape Town, 103

Italicized numbers refer to illustrations.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Also by Moshe Safdie ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Prologue ix
  • Part I Visions of the City 1
  • Chapter 1 the Ailing City 3
  • Chapter 2 the Evolving City 11
  • Chapter 3 the End of the City 27
  • Part Ii Facing Reality 37
  • Chapter 4 the Making of Public Space 39
  • Chapter 5 Working in the City 55
  • Chapter 6 Living in the City 69
  • Chapter 7 Confronting Mega-Scale 85
  • Part III Toward the Future 101
  • Chapter 8 Planning the Region 103
  • Chapter 9 Traveling the Region 123
  • Chapter 10 the Utility Car 137
  • Chapter 11 the City After the Automobile 151
  • Epilogue: Urbana 169
  • End Notes 175
  • Index 181
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