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Author Hirsh, Max, author
Title Airport urbanism : infrastructure and mobility in Asia / Max Hirsh
Imprint Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
book jacket
Descript x, 201 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: what is airport urbanism? -- Parallel lines -- Transborder infrastructure -- Special zones -- Cheap tickets -- Conclusion: mobility, migration, and the future Asian city
"A really smart & accessible look at how everyday practices play out in the architecture of and around airports in Asia. Looks at how the recent rise of air mobility is fueled by and also fuels the current Asia economic boom. Not just looking at airports but also the informal, chaotic-seeming transportation systems that have evolved to service them"-- Provided by publisher
Subject City planning -- Asia
Airports -- Asia
Transportation -- Planning -- Asia
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