Design of Cities

Design of Cities

by Edmund N. Bacon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0670268623

ISBN-13: 9780670268627

Pub. Date: 02/28/1974

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated

In a brilliant synthesis of words and pictures, Edmund N. Bacon relates historical examples to modern principles of urban planning. He vividly demonstrates how the work of great architects and planners of the past can influence subsequent development and be continued by later generations. By illuminating the historical background of urban design, Bacon also shows us…  See more details below

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In a brilliant synthesis of words and pictures, Edmund N. Bacon relates historical examples to modern principles of urban planning. He vividly demonstrates how the work of great architects and planners of the past can influence subsequent development and be continued by later generations. By illuminating the historical background of urban design, Bacon also shows us the fundamental forces and considerations that determine the form of a great city.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780670268627
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1974
Product dimensions:
20.00(w) x 20.00(h) x 20.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Foreword Revised Edition Foreword

THE CITY AS AN ACT OF WILL AWARENESS OF SPACE AS EXPERIENCE THE NATURE OF DESIGN WAYS OF PERCEIVING ONE'S SELF THE GROWTH OF GREEK CITIES DESIGN ORDER OF ANCIENT ROME MEDIEVAL DESIGN UPSURGE OF THE RENAISSANCE DESIGN STRUCTURE OF BAROQUE ROME DUTCH INTERLUDE
18TH AND 19TH CENTURY EUROPEAN DESIGN DEVELOPMENT OF PARIS EVOLUTION OF SAINT PETERSBURG JOHN NASH AND LONDON VITRUVIUS COMES TO THE NEW WORLD LE CORBUSIER AND THE NEW VISION THE GREAT EFFORT BRASILIA PEKING SIMULTANEOUS MOVEMENT SYSTEMS DECISION MAKING PUTTING THE IDEAS TO WORK PHILADELPHIA GRIFFIN AND CANBERRA CITY FOR HUMANITY STOCKHOLM LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE

Appendix Notes on Illustrations Bibliography Index

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