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History of urban form

before the industrial revolutions

by A. E. J. Morris

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- History.,
  • Cities and towns, Ancient.,
  • Cities and towns, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA. E. J. Morris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166 .M59 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4425482M
    ISBN 100470266147, 0470266120
    LC Control Number79041117

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morris, A.E.J. (Anthony Edwin James). History of urban form, prehistory to the Renaissance. History of Urban Form by A. J Morris and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book thereby offers a yardstick against which readers can measure the history of their city.

Warner and Whittemore have constructed their hypothetical City from the histories of Boston, Philadelphia, and New York, focusing on commonalities that make up key patterns in American urban development. We will, therefore, be considering the history of the urban form in the context of street plans from antiquity to the present day.

Gridiron patterns vary quite a good deal. Sometimes, as in Manhattan, they are strictly regular (above 14th Street), with perfectly straight streets and intersections at exactly right angles.

Urban planning - Urban planning - Urban form: As Western industrial cities rapidly expanded during the first part of the 20th century, factories encroached upon residential areas, tenements crowded in among small houses, and skyscrapers overshadowed other buildings.

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It explains and develops the concept of 'unplanned' cities that grow organically, in contrast with 'planned' cities that were shaped in response to urban form determinants/10(16).

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The period of time covered, from the s to the present, comprises an era of radical transformation in architecture, urban form and daily life. Urban planning, design and regulation of the uses of space that focus on the physical form, economic functions, and social impacts of the urban environment and on the location of different activities within it.

Because urban planning draws upon engineering, architectural, and social and political concerns, it is variously a technical profession, an endeavour involving political will and public. Provides an international history of urban development, from its origins to the industrial revolution.

This well established book maintains the high standard of information found in the previous two editions, describing the physical results of some years of urban activity. It explains and develops the concept of 'unplanned' cities that grow organically, in contrast with 'planned' cities.

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American Urban Form: A Representative History Sam Bass Warner and Andrew H. Whittemore Drawings by Andrew H. Whittemore pages, MIT Press. The history of any American city is going to be marked by representative events: the Great Fire, the consolidation of the five boroughs, the earthquake of have all had indelible effects.

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