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Site Planning, Third Edition Hardcover – March 13, 1984

ISBN-13: 978-0262121064 ISBN-10: 0262121069 Edition: 3rd

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 450 pages
  • Publisher: The MIT Press; 3rd edition (March 13, 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0262121069
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262121064
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.3 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #67,251 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Reviews of earlier editions of Site Planning noted that: "Whether he is discussing esthetics or pipe sizes, Lynch's writing, conditioned by experience with students, is remarkably clear; but because he is dealing with visual form and spatial relationships, he reassures the reader with hundreds of lucid thumbnail sketches in the margins beside the text; the effect is not unlike an animated film accompaniment." Journal of Architectural Education



Reviews of earlier editions of Site Planning noted: "Whether he is discussing esthetics or pipe sizes, Lynch's writing, conditioned by experience with students, is remarkably clear; but because he is dealing with visual form and spatial relationships, he reassures the reader with hundreds of lucid thumbnail sketches in the margins beside the text; the effect is not unlike an animated film accompaniment." Journal of Architectural Education

About the Author

Kevin Lynch (1918-1984) studied with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin and later obtained a Bachelor of City Planning degree from MIT. After a long and distinguished career on the faculty of the MIT School of Architecture and Urban Planning, he was named Professor Emeritus of City Planning.

Gary Hack is Head of the Department of Urban Studies and planning at MIT.

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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Pagancat on November 28, 2003
Format: Hardcover
I'm amazed that people didn't like this book more... I am also a Land Arch student who had it as an assigned book that was rarely actually assigned. I was thumbing through it in hopes of generating ideas for another class and was amazed at the amount of usable information it contained. Perhaps it is better digested in chunks instead of the whole. I found it great as a reference book.
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By Lauren Powers on March 31, 2014
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It only got a "love it" cause I passed, but this book was in the condition as described and the content helped me pass the Site Planning exam of the Architectural Registration Exams.
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By Gregory Byers on August 22, 2014
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Pretty good book. Kevin lynch is the go-to guy for planning. It may be an older text, but it is worth reviewing
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