Asian Ethical Urbanism: A Radical Postmodern Perspective

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World Scientific Pub., Jan 1, 2005 - Architecture - 240 pages
- The author, having lectured widely on subjects relating to architecture and urbanism around the region, has in depth knowledge of Asian cities and their urban and architectural conditions
- The book provides an alternative urbanism addressing the unprecedented urban explosion in the emerging non-Western economies and the increasingly prevalent post-modern conditions of pluralistic culture, tolerance of differences, fragmentation and chaotic order
- The book presents a radical theory of Asian ethical urbanism, which transcends and discards the constraints and rigidity of modernist planning and situates its critical substances within the challenging conditions of Asian cities today

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Lim graduated from Singapore's Architectural Association (AA) and continued his graduate study at the department of city and regional planning in Harvard.

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