Designing Mobilities (BOK)

Ole B Jensen

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How is the width of the pavement shaping the urban experience? How is the material design of transport infrastructure and mobile technology affording social interaction in everyday life spaces? How are people inhabiting these spaces with their bodies and in accordance to social and cultural norms? These are some of the questions that this book raises in order to explore how the design of mobile sites and situations affect peoples everyday life. The book takes point of departure in the authors book "Staging Mobilities" (Routledge, 2013) in which it is argued that mobility is much more than simple movements of people, goods, and information from A to B. Accordingly, the way people, goods, and information moves shapes the way we understand our built environment, other consociates, and ourselves. The book contributes with a new and critical-creative gaze on what might seem to be trivial and mundane acts of moving in the city. The book is based on more than a decade of academic research by Professor of Urban Theory, Ole B Jensen and a must-read for students and scholars with an interest in urban studies, urban design, architecture, urban planning, transport planning and geography, urban geography, anthropology, design studies, interaction design, and urban sociology.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Ole B Jensen
ISBN 9788771120981
Antall sider 295 Dimensjoner 21,5cm x 26,5cm x 3cm
Vekt 1265 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd