A very informative and well designed book.
It illustrates, in a concise and simple way, most of the major interventions in urban design beginning with early settlements, and finishing with modern cities.
What is architecture? "Design of Cities" is an excellent book about perception, space and architecture.
I purchased this book for an Urban Planning class and found it very interesting and ended up wanting to read it a second time. The book was in great condition when it arrived. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Angela Macdonald
The book is detailed in description and does have nice sketches of examples, however, to understand the design of each city, one must study the simple sketch for a bit and relate... Read morePublished on October 27, 2010 by Michael Liu
What is a space?
How is made of?
What is architecture?
"Design of Cities" is an excellent book about perception, space and architecture.
Design of Cities is a classic of Bacon in the study of the urban form. The new tendences in urbanism forget many times same of the principal conditions of the place. Read morePublished on September 29, 2008 by Pedro Bannen Lanata