Brisbane : urban construction, suburban dreaming
Felton, Emma (2011) Brisbane : urban construction, suburban dreaming. MC Journal A journal of Media and Culture, 14(4).
Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, has catapulted from a small, provincial town to a larger metropolis within two decades from the inception of urban renewal in 1992. Once a low-density suburban city, its inner-city and some suburban areas are now medium to high density, with the rise in apartment buildings creating new and denser modes of living. This article suggests that urbanism demands different habits of living from suburbanism and examines the relationship between the material and representational city to explore the ways in which promotions of the “new” Brisbane during its early urban renewal period reproduces the ethos of suburban living.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Brisbane, urban, renewal|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Emma Felton|
|Deposited On:||20 Feb 2012 16:27|
|Last Modified:||21 Feb 2012 05:23|
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