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Visual Planning and the Picturesque.
PEVSNER. Aitchison, Mathew, ed.
Visual Planning and the Picturesque.
As assembled and annotated here, Pevsner's Townscape: On Visual Planning and the Picturesque comprises three parts. The first part analyzes English planning tradition before 1800. The second surveys English planning theory or, by Pevsner's lights, the theory of the picturesque. The third part is essentially a meditation on how this tradition and this theory shaped architecture and urban planning in England in the nineteenth century and, potentially, the twentieth as well.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 232 pp
Publisher: Getty Publications
Year: 2010.
Publication Place: Los Angeles,
ISBN: 9781606060018
Book Id: 83876

Price: $35.00

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