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Looking at Cities

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Allan Jacobs has written a city planning book for everyone with a passion for urban environments. His messageconveyed in word and vivid imageis that the people who make changes in cities base their decisions upon what they see, and that their visions and actions, which affect the lives of millions, have too often been faulty. This book is about how to look at and understan

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Hardcover, 176 pages
Published June 14th 1985 by Harvard University Press
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Jim Strozier
Sep 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
One of those books that has stuck with me in my career as an urban planner. Allan provides a very practical approach to seeing what is going onion our cities and neighborhoods. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is an urban designer or city planner.
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Feb 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Could have done without the frequent repetition of main points, but this book is a great incitation for getting the reader to look and question their environments more closely.
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