Observations along the Road offers a glimpse into the organization and planning of cities on the Eurasian continent. It is an observation and perspective into the metropolises that are elevating themselves and becoming increasingly important players on a regional and international scale.
In this book, nine experts are interviewed on the challenges that these cities are facing and what can be learned to build better cities in the future. The cities examined and elaborated on are: Wuhan, Urumqi, Almaty, Samarkand, Tehran, Istanbul, Athens and Venice.
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Author and photography: Maren Striker
Editor: Lucas London
Graphics: Anan Striker
Hardback: 100 pages
Product Dimensions: 20 x 20 cm
Shipping Weight: 800 gram
About the Author:
Maren Striker is an urban planner with eight years of experience in developing sustainable and livable cities, resilient city design and water management in Asia. Born and raised in the Netherlands he decided in the summer of 2014 to drive from Shanghai to Rotterdam by car along the former Silk Road. During this journey he interviewed nine experts in the field of urbanization to discover what makes a great city.