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City sense and city design : writings and projects of Kevin Lynch

Author: Kevin Lynch; Tridib Banerjee; Michael Southworth
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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City Sense and City Design brings together Lynch's remaining work including professional design and planning projects that show how he translated many of his ideas and theories into practice.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Kevin Lynch; Kevin Lynch; Kevin Lynch; Kevin Lynch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Lynch; Tridib Banerjee; Michael Southworth
ISBN: 0262121433 9780262121439
OCLC Number: 20220534
Description: ix, 853 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Kevin Lynch : his life and work --
The form of cities. Editors' introduction ; The form of cities ; The pattern of metropolis ; The visual shape of the shapeless metropolis ; The city as environment --
Experiencing cities. Editors' introduction ; The travel journals ; Notes on city satisfactions ; Some childhood memories of the city (with A. Lukashok) ; Growing up in cities (with T. Banerjee) ; A walk around the block (with M. Rivkin) ; The urban landscape of San Salvador : environmental quality in an urbanizing region ; Nanjing (with T. Lee) ; Forward to Environmental knowing ; Environmental perception : research and public policy ; Reconsidering The image of the city --
Analysis of visual form. Editors' introduction ; A process of community visual survey ; An analysis of the visual form of Brookline, Massachusetts ; Development and landscape : Martha's Vineyard (with Sasaki, Dawson & Demay Associates) ; Analyzing the look of large areas : some current examples in the United States --
City design : theory. Editors' introduction ; A theory of urban form (with l. Rodwin) ; Environmental adaptability ; The openness of open space ; Open space : freedom and control (with S. Carr) ; Where learning happens (with S. Carr) ; Quality in city design --
City design : education and practice. Editors' introduction ; City design and city appearance ; The immature arts of city design ; Urban design ; City and regional planning ; Sensuous criteria for highway design (with D. Appleyard) ; Designing and managing the strip (with M. Southworth) ; On historic preservation : some comments on the Polish-American seminar ; The image of time and place in environmental design ; Some notes on the design of Ciudad Guayana ; Comments : a manual for site development for Columbia, Maryland ; Controlling the location and timing of development ; City design: what it is and how it might be taught --
City design : projects. Editors' introduction ; Government center and the waterfront, Boston ; Community revitalization plan for Columbia Point ; Boston tomorrow : draft development policies ; Performance zoning : the small town of Gay Head tries it (with P. Herr) ; University Circle area planning project, Cleveland ; The Rio Salado development project ; Temporary paradise? A look at the special landscape of the San Diego region (with D. Appleyard) ; Utopias and cacotopias. Editors' introduction ; The possible city ; Grounds for utopia ; What will happen to us? (with T. Lee and P. Droege) ; Coming home : the urban environment after nuclear war ; Fantasies of waste.
Responsibility: edited by Tridib Banerjee and Michael Southworth.

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