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What Time Is This Place?

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Time and Place -- Timeplace -- is a continuum of the mind, as fundamental as the spacetime that may be the ultimate reality of the material world.Kevin Lynch's book deals with this human sense of time, a biological rhythm that may follow a different beat from that dictated by external, "official," "objective" timepieces. The center of his interest is on how this innate sen ...more
Paperback, 287 pages
Published October 15th 1976 by Mit Press (first published January 1973)
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A classic discourse in how time and place shape each other and each of us.
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a fascinating book that made me think about time and space, the continuum of life, and who i am in this world.
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Mostly concerned with normative proposals for planning, but helpful thoughts on the relationship of inner and external time, change as seen in place.
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Kevin Andrew Lynch was an American urban planner and author. His most influential books include The Image of the City (1960) and What Time is This Place? (1972).

Lynch studied at Yale University, Taliesin (studio) under Frank Lloyd Wright, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and received a Bachelor's degree in city planning from MIT in 1947.[1] He worked in Greensboro, NC as an urban planner but was
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