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The chosen history

Author
Domenech-Rodriguez, Marta; López López, D.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
6th Conference of the International Forum of Urbanism
Date of publication
2012
Presentation's date
2012-01-27
Book of congress proceedings
6th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism TOURBANISM
First page
1
Last page
10
Publisher
Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
International Forum on Urbanism
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2099/12590 Open in new window
Abstract
The current discourse of the city as image or spectacle is what the municipal authorities, developers and politicians in Berlin are trying to encourage in order to increase the incomes from tourism, office or commercial rents. This kind of urban politics are spaces for cultural consumption, megastores, festivals and spectacles of all kinds, all intended to attract new tourism, urban travelers or metropolitan explorers. The issue in this city is how best to decorate the city to attract better int...
Citation
Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; López López, David. The chosen history. A: Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism. "6th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU): TOURBANISM, Barcelona, 25-27 gener". Barcelona: IFoU, 2012, p. 1-10.
Group of research
REARQ - Rehabilitation and Architectural Restoration

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