The Ideal City
Its Architectural Evolution in Europe
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $48.95|
| Book Description: |
The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today - when planners and architects are so firmly confined by considerations of our immediate environment - than ever before. Yet it is a concept which has profoundly influenced the western world throughout history, both as a regulative model and as an inspiration.
Rosenau traces the progress of the concept from biblical sources through the hellenistic and Roman empires to the Renaissance and the later Age of...