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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.

Author/Creator:
Lennard, Suzanne H. Crowhurst.
Publication:
Carmel, CA : International Making Cities Livable Council, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
iv, 233 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
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.
Cities and towns
City and town life.
City planning.
Civic improvement.
Plazas.
Sociology, Urban.
Europe.
United States
Contents:
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.
Notes:
"A Gondolier Press Book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-226) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Lennard, Henry L.
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
ISBN:
0935824111
9780935824117
OCLC:
183392197
Publisher Number:
99963650606
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