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The Ideal City: Its Architectural Evolution

£34.99

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This is a new, completely revised and redesigned edition of Dr. Rosenau's classic work [...] The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today [...] than ever before. [...] Dr. Rosenau traces the progress of the concept from biblical days, through the Hellenistic and Roman empires to the Renaissance and the later Age of Enlightenment, when the emphasis shifted from religious to social considerations; she goes on to discuss the resultant 19th-century ideal planning, when the idea of social betterment was approached with a specific and conscious effort. Finally, in a century when we are just beginning to realize the importance for our survival of universal planning, Dr Rosenau examines the contemporary concept, and assesses its relevance to our future.

Condition: Dustjacket shelfworn and marked, boards slightly discoloured. Name of previous owner on FEP, some discolouration to FEPs but pages clean and clear and binding tight.

Item details

Author(s):
Rosenau, Helen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0289702011
ISBN-13:
9780289702017
Number of pages:
176
Publisher:
Studio Vista
Title:
The Ideal City: Its Architectural Evolution

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This is a new, completely revised and redesigned edition of Dr. Rosenau's classic work [...] The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today [...] than ever before. [...] Dr. Rosenau traces the progress of the concept from biblical days, through the Hellenistic and Roman empires to the Renaissance and the later Age of Enlightenment, when the emphasis shifted from religious to social considerations; she goes on to discuss the resultant 19th-century ideal planning, when the idea of social betterment was approached with a specific and conscious effort. Finally, in a century when we are just beginning to realize the importance for our survival of universal planning, Dr Rosenau examines the contemporary concept, and assesses its relevance to our future.

Condition: Dustjacket shelfworn and marked, boards slightly discoloured. Name of previous owner on FEP, some discolouration to FEPs but pages clean and clear and binding tight.

Author(s):
Rosenau, Helen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0289702011
ISBN-13:
9780289702017
Number of pages:
176
Publisher:
Studio Vista
Title:
The Ideal City: Its Architectural Evolution

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