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The city in architecture

[recent works of Rocco Design]

by Rocco Design (Firm)

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Published by Images in Mulgrave, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocco Design (Firm),
  • Architecture -- China -- Hong Kong -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Eliza Hope and Kate Ryan]
    ContributionsHope, Eliza., Ryan, Kate.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22570168M
    ISBN 101876907223
    OCLC/WorldCa53794568

    Architects, sociologists and historians converge to make this a book for anyone interested in urban life, policymaking and city branding. ( views) Architecture in the Anthropocene by Etienne Turpin (ed.) - Open Humanities Press, Creation of an environment more suitable to life and aesthetical intentionality are stable features of architecture, according to Rossi, who attempts to organise and set out the main problems of urban science by using various methods to confront the problem of studying the city. He divides the book into four parts: in the first, he deals with.

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