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Throughout the book, Welter relates Geddes’s theory of the city to contemporary European debates about architecture and urbanism. From his earliest designs for a botanical school garden and urban renewal work in Edinburgh to his latest building initiatives in Montpelier in southern France, Geddes pursued the creation of such places.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Patrick Geddes and the city of life by Volker Welter. Geddes’s famous analytical triad—place, work, and folk, corresponding to the geographical, historical, and spiritual aspects of the city—provides the basic structure of this examination of his urban theory. Paul Jackson marked it as to-read Feb 07, Graeme Purves rated it really liked it Dec 14, He perceived himself as a gardener ordering the environment for the benefit of life.
Almacen Sencundario No disponible. Balancing Geddes’s biological thought is his interest in the historical Greek concept of polis, usually translated as city-state but implying a view of the city as a cultural and spiritual phenomenon. Richard Dennis Limited preview – Tanvi marked it as to-read Jun 25, Grant Buttars is currently reading it Jan 31, Volker Welter examines Geddes’s ideas in the light of nineteenth-century biology–in which Geddes received his academic training–showing Geddes’s use of biological concepts to be far more sophisticated than popular images of the city as an organic entity.
Throughout the book, Welter relates Geddes’s theory of the city to contemporary European debates about architecture and urbanism.
BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 15, Hardcoverpages. Open Preview See a Problem? Ayman marked it as to-read Jan 29, Patrick Geddes and the City of Life. He was arguably the first planner to recognize the importance of historic city centers, and his renewal work in Edinburgh’s Old Town is visible and impressive to this day. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.
His urbanism was informed by his lifelong interest in the theory of evolution and in ecology, cutting-edge areas in the late nineteenth century. Other editions – View all Biopolis: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Don’t have an account?
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