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The City Seen from an Aeroplane


How did the invention of flight contribute to the imaginary of the modern city? What influence did it have on the urban fabric? This paper will explore these twinned questions by examining the representations and practices of seeing the city from the aerial vantage point.


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Nathalie Roseau. The City Seen from an Aeroplane : Distorted Reflections and Urban Futures. Mark Dorrian, Frédéric Pousin (dir.). Seeing from above : the aerial view in visual culture, IBTauris, pp.210-226, 2013, 978-1780764610. ⟨hal-00941313⟩
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