Skateboarding, Space and the City: Architecture and the Body. Front Cover. Iain Borden. Berg Publishers, – Social Science – pages. Iain Borden, Skateboarding, Space and the City: Architecture and the Body, ( Oxford: Berg, ). Revised version to be published in as Skateboarding and. Another Pavement, Another Beach: Skateboarding and the Performative. Critique of Architecture. Derived from Iain Borden, Skateboarding, Space and the City.
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A new edition will appear in We are all aware of their often extraordinary talent and manoeuvres on the city streets. References to this book Ethnography: Urban ConceptsBerlin: Dunlop Art Gallery,pp. Research Norden The project sits within a broad concern with the history of architectural and urban experience, i. Iain Borden, ‘Skateboarding and Cities: Its relation to architecture is kept beautifully clear. Account Options Sign in.
The new skate city: how skateboarders are joining the urban mainstream
CABE,pp. Skateboarding as a Critique of Social SpacesSaskatchewan: This is an academic kind of book – looks at the architecture of the city from the point of view of skateboarders.
Skateboarding, Space and the City: Apart from the obvious benefits of young skaters doing something that is relatively healthy, affordable and accessible, skateboarding is increasingly being recognised as encouraging a whole series of qualities from creativity and entrepreneurship to resilience, confidence and independence. Research Methods An interdisciplinary enquiry involving architectural history, spatial theory, photography, and urban criticism.
It lets them forget their problems for tye moment. If you ever want to learn about the way skateboarding interprets and shapes future architecture, start ciy this book because it’s the only one. Paul rated it really liked it Jun 26, We are all aware of their often extraordinary talent and manoeuvres on the city streets.
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In this version of the skate city, skateboarding is expelled from urban centres and confined to the invisible hinterlands of suburbia and industrial estates. Instead, in the new city skateboarding is increasingly central to debates about the value of public spaces, while simultaneously adding artistic, cultural, educational and commercial value to our urban lives.
Skateboarding Architecture Social skatebparding Young people Youth unemployment. Iain Borden, ‘Shut up and Skate: Space, the City and Social Theory: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Paperbackpages.
Through all these ventures, skateboarding is no longer something to be proscribed or repelled. Jay rated it it was amazing Jan 04, Anyone interested in the history and sociology of sport, urban geography spacee architecture will find this book riveting.
Jun 04, Nezka rated it liked it Shelves: Gary rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Neil Morrison rated it really liked it Jul 12, Iain Borden, ‘Pipe Dreams: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is even helping to address some of our most difficult social challenges, and providing hugely disadvantaged children and youths anf new hopes, skills and futures.
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Iain Borden, ‘Speaking the City: They are also more aware of the legal opportunities available. Dismissive of authority and convention, skateboarders suggest that the city is not just a place for working and shopping but a true pleasure-ground, a place where the human body, emotions and energy can be expressed to the full. This book is the first detailed study of the urban phenomenon of skateboarding.
Countries all over the world are appreciating this, hence the global boom in skatepark construction and other skate-related community initiatives. Michael Simon rated it really liked it Apr 27, Books by Iain Borden.
A history of skateboarding, a critical architecture of cities, and tale of reclaimed and remade space.