The Architecture of City Identities: A Multimodal Study of Barcelona and Boston

@inproceedings{Jones2017TheAO,
  title={The Architecture of City Identities: A Multimodal Study of Barcelona and Boston},
  author={C. Jones and S. Svejenova},
  year={2017}
}
Abstract City identity is a distinct form of collective identity based on the perceived uniqueness and meanings of place, rather than group category and membership. A city’s identity is constructed over time through architecture, which involves three sign systems – material, visual, and rhetorical – and multiple institutional actors to communicate the city’s distinctiveness and identity. We compare Barcelona and Boston to examine the identity and meaning created and communicated by different… Expand
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