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The Ideal City

Author : Helen Rosenau
ISBN : 9780415417792
Genre : Social Science
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The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today - when planners and architects are so firmly confined by considerations of our immediate environment - than ever before. Yet it is a concept which has profoundly influenced the western world throughout history, both as a regulative model and as an inspiration. Rosenau traces the progress of the concept from biblical sources 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 nineteenth-century ideal planning, when the idea of social betterment was approached with a specific and conscious effort. This book was first published in 1983.

The Ideal City Its Architectural Evolution

Author : Helen Rosenau
ISBN : UOM:39015043122178
Genre : Political Science
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Conservation And Sustainability In Historic Cities

Author : Dennis Rodwell
ISBN : 9780470759516
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Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities examines how the two key issues of urban conservation and sustainability relate to each other in the context of historic cities, and how they can be brought together in a common philosophy and practice that is mutually supportive. It sets out the theoretical and practical background to architectural conservation and how its perceived relevance and level of attainment can be extended when harnessed to wider agendas of sustainability and cultural identity. It tests the achievement of urban conservation through examples from across Europe and further afield and relates them to the sustainability agenda.

Encyclopedia Of Urban Studies

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Journal Of The Society Of Architectural Historians

Author : Society of Architectural Historians
ISBN : UOM:39015058781793
Genre : Architecture
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Journal Of The Royal Society Of Arts

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105024618402
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The Impossible Space

Author : Angela Kershaw
ISBN : 0951416480
Genre : French literature
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The Real And Ideal Jerusalem In Jewish Christian And Islamic Art

Author : Bianca Kühnel
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History Today

Author : Peter Quennell
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Genre : History
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Landscape History

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