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City shaped : Urban patterns and meanings through history (1999 ed.)

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: 1999 Thames & Hudson LondonDescription: 352 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 9780821220160
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 307.76 KOS
Summary: The book is about the universal phenomenon of citymaking seen in a historical perspective - how and why cities took the shape they did. It focuses on a number of themes - organic patterns, the grid, the city as a diagram, the grand manner, and the skyline - and moves through time and place to interpret the hidden order inscribed in urban patterns.
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The book is about the universal phenomenon of citymaking seen in a historical perspective - how and why cities took the shape they did. It focuses on a number of themes - organic patterns, the grid, the city as a diagram, the grand manner, and the skyline - and moves through time and place to interpret the hidden order inscribed in urban patterns.

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