The dubious high street: distinctiveness, gentrification and social value

Catina, Alexander (2021) The dubious high street: distinctiveness, gentrification and social value. In: Architecture and Collective Life. AHRA Critiques Critical Studies in Architectural Humanities, 16 . Routledge, London and New York, pp. 90-102. ISBN 9780367633905

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While the last decade has brought about a flourish of multi-disciplinary research on the topic of high street regeneration in general, the expansion of the cultural field of architectural production to the ‘unplanned’ public realm of the city has received little critical attention. Bringing together and juxtaposing the visual, social as well as semantic aspects of ‘distinctiveness’ in relation to high street regeneration, this paper aims to offer a starting point for a critical review of the architect’s evolving role in public realm renewal.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Developed from conference paper: AHRA
Uncontrolled Keywords: public realm renewal; London; high street; architecture
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 360 Social problems & services; associations
700 The arts; fine & decorative arts > 720 Architecture
Department: The School of Art, Architecture and Design
Depositing User: Aleks Catina
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2021 08:58
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2021 08:58

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