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Introduction: architecture and modern cities

In: Creating Cities/Building Cities


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For the past 150 years, architecture has been a significant tool in the hands of city planners and leaders. In Creating Cities/Building Cities, Peter Karl Kresl and Daniele Ietri illustrate how these planners and leaders have utilized architecture to achieve a variety of aims, influencing the situation, perception and competitiveness of their cities.

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  • ., 2017. "Introduction: architecture and modern cities," Chapters, in: Creating Cities/Building Cities, chapter 1, pages 1-16, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eechap:17359_1

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