By Samer Bagaeen,Ola Uduku,Saskia Sassen

Gated Communities offers a ancient, socio-political and modern cultural standpoint of gated groups. In doing so it bargains a distinct lens by which to view the historic vernacular historical past of this now international phenomenon. The ebook provides a suite of latest writing at the factor by means of a world and interdisciplinary team of members. The authors overview present considering on gated groups and view the sustainability matters that those modern 'lifestyle' groups bring up. The authors argue that there are hyperlinks that may be drawn among the ancient gated homesteads and towns, present in a lot of the realm, and brand new Western-style safe complexes. international examples of gated groups, and their ancient context, are offered through the ebook. The authors additionally touch upon how sustainability concerns have impacted on those groups. The publication concludes through contemplating how the ancient measures up with the modern when it comes to sustainability functionality, and aesthetic.

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