Town and square from the agora to the village green.

New York, Columbia University Press, 1959.

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Subjects City planning -- History.
City planning.
Urbanisme -- Histoire.
Description xxiii, 287 pages illustrations, plans 26 cm
Copyright Date 1959.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-275).
Contents The square in space and time. The archetypes -- Paradoxes of history -- Town and square in antiquity. Towns without squares -- Acropolis and agora in archaic Greece -- Hippodamic and Hellenistic towns and their agoras -- The Hippodamic and Hellenistic concepts of external space -- Roman towns and their fora -- The Roman concept of external space -- The medieval town and square. The origins of medieval towns -- The morphology of the medieval square -- Some specific medieval solutions -- The medieval concept of external space -- The Renaissance town and square. Basic Italian theories and utopias -- Realizations in space in Italy -- French and German theories and utopias -- Realizations in space in Central and Northern Europe -- Realizations in space in Spain and the New World -- The Renaissance concept of external space.
Town and square from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century. Baroque squares in Italy -- Classicistic squares in Italy -- Town and square in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in France -- The internalization of French and Italian concepts -- Baroque and Classicistic concepts of external space -- Early American public squares. The uses of the square -- The setting of the square -- The design of the square -- Summary and conclusion.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)513661
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Zucker, Paul, 1889-1971.
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