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Cities & people

Mark Girouard

Cities & people

a social and architectural history

by Mark Girouard

  • 66 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Guild Pub in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- History,
  • Architecture and society -- History,
  • Social history

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCities and people.
    StatementMark Girouard.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 397 p. :
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19452566M

    ABOUT CITIES FOR PEOPLE: For more than forty years Jan Gehl has helped to transform urban environments around the world based on his research into the ways people actually use—or could use—the spaces where they live and work. In this revolutionary book, Gehl presents his latest work creating (or recreating) cityscapes on a human scale.   It's one of the top tech cities in America, home to dozens of comic book shops (including popular online retailer Midtown Comics), has bookstores and almost museums, and the annual New.


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