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New Songdo City, or, the potentiality of Asian urbanism(s)

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This thesis explores the nexus between 'urban expressionism' and the potentiality of 'Asian urbanism(s)' by exploring ways that different planning paradigms have been located/dislocated in the case of New Songdo City, South Korea. By investigating four expressions of New Songdo City - as an 'Eco-City', a 'Smart City', an 'International City', and as the 'City of the Future' - this thesis argues that urban expressionism can make important contributions to the aims of Asian urbanism(s). Ulti...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Funding agency for:
Choi, L
Grant:
GAF1314
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2018-04-06

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