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The image of the city

Author: Kevin Lynch
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1960.
Series: Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does the city's form actually mean to the people who live there? What can the city planner do to make the city's image more vivid and memorable to the city dweller? To answer these questions, the authur, supported by studies of Los Angeles, Boston, and Jersey City, formulates a new criterion--imageability--and shows its potential value as a guide for the building and rebuilding of cities. The wide scope of this  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Lynch
ISBN: 0262120046 9780262120043 0262620014 9780262620017
OCLC Number: 230082
Notes: "Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies"--Title page verso.
Description: 194 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: The image of the environment --
Three cities --
The city image and its elements --
City form --
A new scale.
Series Title: Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies.
Responsibility: Kevin Lynch.

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The classic work on the evaluation of city form.  Read more...

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...a readable, tautly organized, authoritative volume... * Architectural Forum * This small and readable book makes one of the most important modern contributions to large-scale design theory. -- Read more...

 
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