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Villages in the City: A Guide to South China's Informal Settlements

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This book argues for the value of urban villages as places. To reveal their qualities, a series of drawings and photographs uncovers the immerse concentration of social life in their dense structures and provides a peek into residents homes and daily lives.
Paperback, 216 pages
Published October 17th 2014 by University of Hawaii Press (first published August 30th 2014)
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Stefan Al is a Dutch architect, urban designer, and Associate Professor of Urban Design at the University of Pennsylvania.

His books about urbanization in Asia include MALL CITY, FACTORY TOWNS OF SOUTH CHINA and VILLAGES IN THE CITY. His forthcoming book about Las Vegas is called THE STRIP. He is currently co-authoring a book about balancing mobility and place-making, plus writing a book about adap
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