Design of Cities: Revised Edition


In a brilliant syntehesis of words and pictures, Edmund N. Bacon relates historical examples to modern principles of urban plannig. He vividly demonstrates how the work of great architects and planners of the past can influence subsequent develpment 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. Perhaps the most significant of these are sumultaneous movement systems--the ...

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Design of Cities: Revised Edition
1976, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140042368

Revised edition

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