The Image of the City Paperback – Jun 15 1960
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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.(David A. Crane Journal of the American Institute of Planners)
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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, Mr. Lynch, 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.See all Product Description
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Il est aujourd'hui fréquemment évoqué en urbanisme, les idées de M. Lynch permettent de composer des villes plus faciles pour s'orienter, plus marquantes.
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Great find at a very good price. Book is a necessary for any architect or planning professional, as it highlights the core elements (according to Lynch) that make up a... Read morePublished on Nov. 3 2011 by RicoChico
Urban design students or even current practitioners must have this book in their library. Truely a classic text whose ideas have helped shaped many a city since it's release.Published on June 14 2011 by Graham W.
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