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The New Civic Art: Elements of Town Planning

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This book updates and thoroughly details the most important recent trends in civic architecture and planning, but does not limit itself to this; time-honored precedents, in some cases centuries old, are referenced. This massive, encyclopedic display, drawn from over 200 international sources, has been carefully selected for use not only by trained professionals but for eve ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published October 30th 2003 by Rizzoli (first published April 2003)
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George
Jan 23, 2009 George rated it really liked it
This is a gorgeous book. It will be of interest to planners, architects, art historians, and anyone interested in cities and their design.

Besides being worthwhile and useful for its content, it is beautiful enough to make a great coffee-table book!
Natalie
Jul 10, 2008 Natalie rated it did not like it
I realize that I am in the minority when I say that Duany is an idiot, but in my opinion, he most definately is. This book furthers that point.
Jeff
Oct 16, 2008 Jeff added it
Skimmed bits and pieces. I liked the street planning section.
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