This collection of essays addresses the important issue of public space in terms of its design, use and management and value as a social, economic and cultural resource, with special reference to Singapore. Multi-disciplinary in perspective, it represents the first concerted attempt by academics and practitioners involved in the physical design and planning of Singapore to closely analyse a much neglected aspect of the Singapore's rapid industrialisation and provide suggestions for the country's future development. The book should interest ecologists, sociologists, botanists, geographers, urban planners, engineers, architects and other building professionals as well as the general public.Other than Harrisona#39;s essay on zoo design, the other three essays in this section are concerned with various aspects of ... The final essay turns from conservation of the environment to the designed exhibition of animals in the man-made zoo.
|Author||:||Beng Huat Chua, Norman Edwards, National University of Singapore. Centre for Advanced Studies|
|Publisher||:||NUS Press - 1992-01-01|