A true classic in the history of urban planning, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the development of the urban form from the first cities of Antiquity to those at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution . A journey through the history of Europe and the United States that is complemented by a series of appendices on the Far East, India and pre-Columbian civilizations.
Thanks to its exhaustiveness and a successful educational, entertaining and rigorous approach, History of urban formhas become a fundamental reference manual among professionals and students of architecture and urban planning , and also among all those readers interested in urban culture.
The book, revised for this edition, provides an important repertoire of analysis of cities, both European and American , which includes cities as diverse as Glasgow, Texas, London, Moscow, Prague, Cuzco, Washington or Barcelona. Its social, political, and economic backgrounds are lavishly illustrated with photographs, drawings, and detailed plans . An accessible and complete manual that brings together, in short, five millennia of urban development.
Author: AEJ Morris
Format: 17 x 24 cm Binding: Rustic Pages: 496 Spanish Language