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City as Landscape
A Post Post-Modern View of Design and Planning

ISBN 9780419204107
Published November 30, 1995 by Taylor & Francis
260 Pages

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Book Description

In twenty essays, this book covers aspects of planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, park and garden design. Their approach, described as post-postmodern, is a challenge to the 'anything goes' eclecticism of the merely postmodern.

Table of Contents

Preface. Theories. Planning. Urbanism. Landscape design. Open space planning. Gardens. References. Index.

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