examines urbicide at the roots of fundamentalist terrorism, and also talks with Norman Foster and Michael Sorkin about the more pervasive state of 'military urbanism' that is beseiging our cities behind armored hopes of impenetrability. But, by undermining the "freedom of thought and movement" critical to the democratic spaces of a "liberal cosmopolis," perhaps our reponse to terrorism continues to be the real urbicide with devestating effects on the history and evolution of civilization itself. For more on "urbicide" >>
More reading on 'Urbicide'
CityStates: The IUS Blog/ Tilting Towards Necropolis
Check out this upcoming workshop in November: URBICIDE: THE KILLING OF CITIES (more)
Marshall Berman: Among the ruins
Professor Stephen D. N. Graham:
Cities, War, and Terrorism, Towards an Urban Geopolitics
'Clean territory': urbicide in the West Bank'
Martin Shaw: New wars of the city: 'urbicide' and 'genocide'
Martin Coward: Community as heterogeneous ensemble: Mostar and multiculturalism
Stephan Kipfer and Kanishka Goonewarda: Cities and Imperialism
Rem Koolhaas: Content