The City Assembled continues Kostof’s unique study of urban landscape and process that began in The City Shaped. Moving from the historical and cultural. The city assembled: the elements of urban form through history / Spiro Kostof ; with the collaboration of Greg Castillo ; original drawings by Richard Tobias. 11 Oct The City Assembled is a unique history of the elements of cities. It takes its place alongside Kostof’s previous book The City Shaped as an essential text for town planners and urban designers. Spiro Kostof, Greg Castillo.
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Mark rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Moving from the historical and cultural overviews of the city, Kostof descends into the streets, sidewalks, squares, markets, and waterfronts and presents a detailed urban anatomy. The City Assembled is a fascinating account of the urban experience, written, like The City Shaped, for general and professional readers alike.
The City Assembled
Aditya Barve rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Spiro Konstantine Kostof was a leading architectural historian, and professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Caroline rated it did not like it Oct 20, About the Author Spiro Konstantine Kostof was a leading architectural historian, and professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
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Professor Kostof’s classic study in architectural and social history: Paperbackpages. Abby rated it really liked it Apr 30, List of Contributors Richard Tobias. Previous Art Deco Architecture. The book is organized thematically around the assembler phenomena of cities — t The City Assembled continues Kostof’s unique study of urban landscape and process that began in The City Shaped. Nov 14, Marcos Assis is currently reading it.
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