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Shopping – Integrating the Fragmented City

The article discusses the fact that much of the current urban theory describes the city as both physically and socially fragmented as a negative result of globalization and other forces, while some architects and writers adopt a somewhat more positive tone, seeing a potential for urban integration with shopping as an integrating program.

Hemmersam, P. 2004. 'Shopping – Integrating the Fragmented City'. Nordic Journal of Architectural Research. Vol. 17, No 2. 97–108. Available: http://arkitekturforskning.net/na/article/download/236/198