The Experience of Place

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Vintage Books, 1990 - Political 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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Hiss, a writer for The New Yorker (where portions of this will appear), passionately believes that "the places where we spend our time affect the people we are and can become.'' Here he explores ... Read full review

Contents

Simultaneous Perception
3
Connectedness
27
The Possibilities of Planning
53
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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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