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Design Of Cities /Anglais

Bacon Edmund C

ISBN 10: 050027133X / ISBN 13: 9780500271339
Published by THAMES & HUDSON, 1978
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Title: Design Of Cities /Anglais

Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

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Design of Cities, first published in 1967, is an illustrated account of the development of urban form, written by Edmund Bacon (1910-2005), who was the Executive Director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 1949 to 1970. The work looks at the many aspects that influence city design, including spatial form, interactions between humans, nature and the built environment, perception of favorable environments, color, and perspective. Bacon also explores the growth of cities from early Greek and Roman times to Philadelphia's design in the 1960s. It is considered a seminal text on urban planning.

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