The Experience of Place

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Knopf, 1990 - Social Science - 233 pages
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'The Experience of Place' offers an innovative and delightfully readable proposal for new ways of planning, building, and managing our most immediate and overlooked surroundings.

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Review: The Experience of Place: A New Way of Looking at and Dealing with our Radically Changing Cities and Countryside

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I'm baffled that it took me forever to finish reading this, as it's really quite a wonderful and enjoyable book dealing with our sense of place and looks at ways architects, urban planners, ecologists ... Read full review

Review: The Experience of Place: A New Way of Looking at and Dealing with our Radically Changing Cities and Countryside

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I'm baffled that it took me forever to finish reading this, as it's really quite a wonderful and enjoyable book dealing with our sense of place and looks at ways architects, urban planners, ecologists ... Read full review

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Contents

Simultaneous Perception
3
Connectedness
27
The Possibilities of Planning
53
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

William H. Whyte (1917-1999) was editor of Fortune magazine and Distinguished Professor at Hunter College of the City University of New York. He was the author numerous books on social and environmental analysis, including City: Rediscovering the Center and The Organization Man, which is available from the University of Pennsylvania Press. Tony Hiss, former staff writer for the New Yorker, is a visiting scholar at the Taub Urban Research Center, New York University. He is the author of The Experience of Place.

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