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Cities and People

A Social and Architectural History

by Mark Girouard

  • 285 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architectural structure & design,
  • Building construction & materials,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • Sociology,
  • Architecture and society,
  • Cities and towns,
  • History,
  • Social history,
  • Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9457986M
    ISBN 100300039689
    ISBN 109780300039689

      Cities for People delineates an important dynamic for urban life: a city survives only if its residents make use of its public spaces on an ongoing basis, and those residents will only do so if the city feels clean, safe, and interesting to them. Gehl’s emphasis on starting with people instead of traffic when designing or redesigning urban 5/5.   Each of the central characters in A Tale of Two Cities-- the Manette/Darnay family and their friends -- is more pure and examplary than the last. Dr. Manette is a loving father and caring Manette is a devoted daughter, wife, and mother. Mr. Lorry and Miss Pross are reliable protectors. Charles Darnay gives up wealth and station out of his own sense of fairness.5/5.   The most prosperous cities give people a range of transportation choices and this choice increases a city’s economic and social capital. As former D.C. Office of Planning director Harriet Author: David Cranor. In Bratislava, Slovakia, the current candidate for city mayor, Matus Vallo, has presented his book Plan for Bratislava at about 30 public meetings. He says that people are getting more interested in what is happening in their neighborhood and the role of participation is growing.


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Cities and People by Mark Girouard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cities and People: A Social and Architectural History is not about cities throughout the world, it does not begin with the start of urbanization thousands of years ago, nor does it examine any one city from its origin to the present.

Instead the book is a social-architectural history of European urbanization over the past thousand by: Cities and People: A Social and Architectural History. This social and aesthetic history of the world's major cities from antiquity to the present focuses on crucial periods of the cities' past and examines their architecture in light of the men and women who used it/5.

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This Cities and People book and aesthetic history of the world's major cities from antiquity to the present focuses on crucial periods of the cities' past and examines their architecture in light of the men and women who used it/5(3). Continuing his quest to secure the importance of the human experience as a top priority when planning and designing cities, Cities for People is a succinct collection of his experience and lessons to-date.

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