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HERE COMES THE SUN : ARCHITECTURE AND PU

By: KEN WORPOLE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS LTD:

Seller ID: IM408716

ISBN: 1861890737

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


"Here Comes the Sun" looks at how social reformers, planners and architects in the early twentieth century tried to remake the city in the image of a sunlit, ordered utopia. While much has been written about architectural modernism, Worpole concentrates less on buildings and more on the planning of the spaces in-between - the parks, public squares, open-air museums, promenades, public pools and other public leisure facilities. Life in the open was of particular concern to early urban planners and reformers, with their dreams of release from the confines of overcrowded, unsanitary slums. Pictur... View more info