A City's Architecture

A City's Architecture

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The diffuse town/region is typical of our time. The story of Aberdeen is just such an example. Not only are the materials for its long history present, its relations and concerns with the wider world are also well attested, and many of the ideas which directed or significantly impinged on the design of cities were tested there, or had their origin there. This book examines the development and design of a city from three inescapable aspects: its location and character of the landscape; its own particular history of development; and its cultural responses to various waves of thought.Aberdeen as a#39;designed Citya#39; W. A. Brogden ... The only requirements for the design of the individual houses were those contained in the feuing conditions, effectively to emulate 55-8 Castle Street, and to observe regularity in the ... Even here the pattern is followed and so in due course the other houses of the terrace.

Title:A City's Architecture
Author:W. A. Brogden
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012


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