The City Shaped: Urban Patterns and Meaning through History
Author(s): Spiro Kostof
Year published: 9780500341186
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 352
Illustrations: Illustrated in black and white throughout
A study which explains how and why cities took the shape they did. The volume focuses on the growth and design of cities, the rise of the corporate business as an influence on the appearance of the city, and the representative forms within the city.
Near fine book in very good dust jacket.