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Design of cities

Author: Edmund N Bacon
Publisher: New York, Viking Press [1974]
Series: Studio book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bacon, Edmund N.
Design of cities.
New York, Viking Press [1974]
(OCoLC)609053569
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund N Bacon
ISBN: 0670268623 9780670268627
OCLC Number: 808599
Description: 336 pages illustrations (some color) 29 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Studio book.
Responsibility: [by] Edmund N. Bacon.

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