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Urban Spaces II (Urban Parks), World of Environmental Design

Asensio Cerver, Francisco; Cerver, Francisco Asensio; Westphale, Christine

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ISBN 10: 8481850063 / ISBN 13: 9788481850062
Edité par Whitney Library of Design, Lakewood, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1997
Etat : As New Couverture rigide
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Titre : Urban Spaces II (Urban Parks), World of ...

Éditeur : Whitney Library of Design, Lakewood, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 1997

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre :As New

Etat de la jaquette : Boxed, No DJ

Edition : First Edition

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Outstanding urban parks as varied as the people who use them worldwide are examined in this handsome volume. As documented in these pages, areas conceived as green spaces for citizens' enjoyment are linked to the city, but must also have some autonomy to be effective. This volume consists of a series of projects grouped within the term park, which is as broad as it is ambiguous. Due to the irregular and fast growth of today's cities, the urban park has acquired complex meanings, which this insightful book explores. Asensio Cerver, in his introduction to the first volume (Urban Spaces I), says, "The idea of designing landscape is a form of creativity that has been practised for centuries, but only in the second half of this century has it received the same institutional, academic and public recognition as other humanistic activities like architecture and art. Only recently has landscaping begun to be rationally studied and ... its underlying principles and aims are little known to the general public, which often mistakes or belittles its intentions and results."

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