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Built for change : neighborhood architecture in San Francisco

Author: Anne Vernez Moudon
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Built for Change is one of the most thorough evaluations ever conducted of the physical transformation of an American city.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Vernez Moudon
ISBN: 0262132095 9780262132091
OCLC Number: 12314137
Description: xix, 286 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part One. Genesis and evolution : 1. Change in the architecture of Alamo Square --
2. Some history --
Part Two. Design and building traditions in the nineteenth century : 4. Elements of variety : street ends, house bases, setbacks, and location within the block --
5. The physical structure of urban space : 1890s --
Part Three. Changing traditions in the twentieth century : 6. Apartment buildings --
7. New physical structures of urban space : 1920s and 1960s --
Part Four. Lessons in city and building design : 8. The incremental nature of change --
9. The issue of control --
10. Density, building, and city design --
11. Meeting the unexpected : breathing spaces and resilience --
Epilogue --
Appendices.
Responsibility: Anne Vernez Moudon.

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