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Genius of the European square : how Europe's traditional multi-functional squares support social life and civic engagement : a guide for city officials, planners, architects and community leaders in North america and Europe

Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard Henry L Lennard

2008

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Architecture Collection  (NA 9070 .L46 2008 )()

  • Title:
    Genius of the European square : how Europe's traditional multi-functional squares support social life and civic engagement : a guide for city officials, planners, architects and community leaders in North america and Europe
  • Author: Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard
  • Henry L Lennard
  • Description: Part I. Genius of the European square : A unique invention -- Social life on the square -- The inclusive community -- Catalyst for democracy -- Framing social life -- Building uses, urban fabric -- A hospitable -- Policies to enhance spirit of place -- Part II. Celebrating European squares : Piazza San Marco: Venice: Stage set and drama -- The Venetian campo: ideal setting for social life and community -- Piazza Il Campo, Siena: celebrating civic democracy -- Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza della Frutta, & Piazza dei Signori, Padova: market squares for civic dialogue -- Pizza del popolo, Ascoli Piceno: viva la passeggiata! -- Grote Markt, Handschoenmarkt, Antwerp: reviving the heart of a great city -- Grote Markt & the Burg, Bruges: civic stage or tourist attraction? -- Strasbourg's places: crossroads of Europe -- Places in Aix-en-Provence: settings for markets, students, tourists & the arts -- Münsterplatz, Freiburg: a vibrant marketplace -- Markt, Hildesheim: a square reborn -- Salzburg's squares: vision of the ideal city -- Plaza Mayor, Salamanca: sumptuous soul of the city -- Old Town Square, Prague: a square that lost its functions -- Upper square and lower square, Olomouc: civic salon & market place -- Masaryk square, Jihlava: architectural aesthetics vs. economic function -- Main Square, Kraków: a magnificently restored square -- Part III. Dangers to the European square -- Learning from the European square -- Principles for designing a multi-functional European-style square.
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  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Carmel, CA : International Making Cities Livable Council
  • Format: iv, 233 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0935824111 (alk. paper);ISBN 9780935824117 (alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Cities and towns -- Europe; Plazas -- Europe; City and town life -- Europe; City planning -- Europe; City planning -- United States; City planning; City and town life; Sociology, Urban; Civic improvement
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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