The City Assembled: The Elements of Urban Form Through History

The City Assembled: The Elements of Urban Form Through History The City Assembled Is A History Of The Elements Of Cities Streets, Public Places, Urban Divisions Religious, Political, And Social , And The Frontiers Of City And Countryside Kostof Follows The Evolution Of City Components To Modern Times He Discusses Urban Process The Effect On Cities Of Natural Disasters Like The Great Fire Of London And The Lisbon Earthquake, War, And Comprehensive Redevelopment, Compared With Traditional Patterns Of Growth And Change The Current Recovery From Modernist Extremes Has Made Us Look Again At What We Treasure In Traditional Urban Life, And How We Can Recharge The Old Forms With Contemporary Common Sense Over Drawings, Prints, Paintings, And Photographs Help To Tell The Story, Illustrating Both Patterns And Uses, From The Colonnaded Streets Of Ancient Palmyra To Gentrified London Squares A Fitting Testament To The Wide Ranging Intellect Of Professor Kostof, The City Assembled Is At Once An Exercise In Architectural And Social History, A Case Study For The Present, And A Pointer For The Future Illustrations, In Color Uma tima oportunidade de conhecer a teoria de importante te rico do urbanismo

Spiro Konstantine Kostof was a leading architectural historian, and professor at the University of California, Berkeley His books continue to be widely read and some are routinely used in collegiate courses on architectural history.In 1993, following his death, the Society of Architectural Historians established the Spiro Kostof Award, to recognize books in the spirit of Kostof s writings, pa

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • The City Assembled: The Elements of Urban Form Through History
  • Spiro Kostof
  • English
  • 10 August 2017
  • 9780500281727

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