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Design of cities [by] Edmund N. Bacon.


Rev. ed.. New York, Viking Press [1974] .
ISBN 9780670268627, 0670268623

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George Washington
Gelman Art and Design stacks (1st Floor)
NA9050 .B22 1974 Available Request
American
Visual Arts Collection (N-NX,TR) Lower Level
NA9050 .B22 1974 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
NA9050 .B3 D4 1974 Available Request
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Lauinger stacks
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Georgetown Law
GT Law Borrowing: GT patrons use Law catalog; Others use ILL
NA9050 .B22 1974
Subjects City planning.
Espace (Architecture)
Harmonie (Esthétique)
Harmony (Aesthetics)
Space (Architecture)
Städtebau.
Urbanisme.
Description 336 pages illustrations (some color) 29 cm.
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-332).
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.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)808599
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WorldCat Identities Bacon, Edmund N.
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