Life Between Buildings: Using Public Space
Danish Architectural Press, 2006 - Architecture and society - 200 pages
". . .thoughtful, beautiful, and enlightening..."
"This book will have a lasting infl uence on the future quality of public open spaces. By helping us better understand the larger public life of cities, Life between Buildings can only move us toward more lively and healthy public places. Buy this book, fi nd a comfortable place to sit in a public park or plaza, begin reading, look around. You will be surprised at how you will start to see (and design) the world differently."
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