deCoding Asian Urbanism
Farooq Ameen (ed.)deCoding Asian Urbanism explores the current discourse on the planning of Asian cities, and highlights innovative urban interventions that address the challenges of the built environment in Asia.
Farooq Ameen (ed.) deCoding Asian Urbanism is a captivating exploration into innovative architecture and urban interventions reshaping the landscape of Asian cities. The book highlights projects that embrace the rapid growth, cultural richness, and intricate complexities of the contemporary Asian urban fabric. The magnitude and speed of 21st-century urbanization are extraordinary, with projections suggesting that Asia's urban development in the next two decades could surpass the total global urban growth of the past two centuries. As we stand on the brink of this urban revolution, deCoding Asian Urbanism brings together the minds of visionary architects, historians, sociologists, urban designers, and activists from around the world. Their essays offer unique insights into the diverse and multifaceted nature of Asian cities, each an intricate tapestry of history, culture, and aspiration. This enriching journey through the book is accompanied by a multitude of images, analytical diagrams, maps, and captivating photographs. You'll find yourself immersed in the