The book makes a step change from any other comparable studies by understanding our towns and cities in terms of function in form. This helps us to appreciate why every town is a recognisable town, wherever it is. Different urban environments in different parts of the world, past and present, can come to be seen according to their similarities instead of their differences. Furthermore, by appreciating how the economic influences of everyday life structure our towns and cities, we can in turn begin to understand better how the structure of towns and cities affect the quality of life of inhabitants and the cohesiveness of communities. In covering all scales from inside the home to macrostructure of the city, the book encapsulates urban or town planning and does not seek to distinguish between the various design disciplines.All parts of the city need to be reasonably accessible to all other parts of the city. In Chapter 3 it was elicited that ... This does, however, isolate such macroscopic movement patterns from the local suburban parts of the town. Alternatively, these anbsp;...
|Title||:||Towns and Cities: Function in Form|
|Author||:||Mr Julian Hart|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-10-28|