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  • TRANS-EUROPE EXPRESS : Tours of a Lost Continent

    TRANS-EUROPE EXPRESS : Tours of a Lost Continent
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    ISBN: 9780141991573
    Title: TRANS-EUROPE EXPRESS : Tours of a Lost Continent
    Author: HATHERLEY OWEN
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Over the past twenty years European cities have become the envy of the world- a Kraftwerk Utopia of historic centres, supermodernist concert halls, imaginative public spaces and futuristic egalitarian housing estates which, interconnected by high-speed trains traversing open borders, have a combination of order and pleasure which is exceptionally unusual elsewhere.

    In Trans-Europe Express, Owen Hatherley sets out to explore the European city across the entire continent, to see what exactly makes it so different to the Anglo-Saxon norm - the unplanned, car-centred, developer-oriented spaces common to the US, Ireland, UK and Australia. Attempting to define the European city, Hatherley finds a continent divided both within the EU and outside it.

    Imprint: Penguin Books
    RRP: $27.99

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