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Mapping urban spaces: designing the European city

Authors and Corporations: Amistadi, Lamberto (Editor), Balducci, Valter (Editor), Bradecki, Tomasz (Editor), Prandi, Enrico (Editor), Schröder, Uwe (Editor)
Title: Mapping urban spaces: designing the European city/ edited by Lamberto Amistadi, Valter Balducci, Tomasz Bradecki, Enrico Prandi, and Uwe Schröder
Language: English
published:
New York, NY Routledge 2022
Item Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xi, 295 pages) ; Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN: 9781003190660
DOI: 10.4324/9781003190660
Description
"Mapping Urban Spaces focuses on medium-sized European cities, and more specifically on their open spaces from a psychological, sociological and aesthetic point of view. The chapters illustrate how the characteristics that make life in medium-sized European cities pleasant and sustainable-accessibility, ease of travel, urban sustainability, social inclusiveness-can be traced back to the nature of that space. The chapters develop from a phenomenological study of space to contributions on places and landscapes in the city. Centralities and their meaning are studied as well as the social space and its complexity. The contributions focus on history and theory as well as concrete research and mapping approaches and resulting design applications. The case studies come from countries around Europe including Poland, Italy, Greece, Germany, and France, among others. The book will be of interest to students, scholars, and practitioners in architecture, urban planning, and landscape architecture"--