The Art of Building Cities: City Building According to Its Artistic Fundamentals. Front Cover. Camillo Sitte. Reinhold Publishing Corporation, – Art, Municipal. Camillo Sitte (17 April – 16 November ) was an Austrian architect, painter and urban He was an art historian and architect. For Sitte, the most important is not the architectural shape or form of each building, but the inherent creative quality of urban space, Camillo Sitte and the Birth of Modern City Planning. Camillo Sitte’s Art of Building Cities belongs to that rare class of books which not only create an immediate sensation at the time of publication but also later on.
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Octavio Medina rated it it was amazing Dec 08, Books by Camillo Sitte. He traveled around the towns of Europe and tried to identify aspects that made towns feel warm and welcoming.
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He advocated curving or irregular street alignments to provide ever-changing vistas. The richly illustrated book pointed out that the urban room around the experiencing man should be the leading motif of urban planning, thus turning away from the pragmatic, hygienic planning procedures of the time. Dafna rated it liked it Aug 07, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Andreea Beatrice rated it liked it Jul 29, For Sitte, the most important is not the architectural shape or form of each building, but the inherent creative quality of urban spacethe whole as much more than the sum of its buildijg.
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He pointed out the advantages of what came to be know as “turbine squares”–civic spaces served by streets entering in such a way as to resemble a pin-wheel in plan. City Planning According to Artistic Principles Dana Tudor rated it it was amazing Feb 27, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. bui,ding
Athens and the ancient Greek spaces, like the agora and the forum are his preferred examples of good urban spaces.
The design, functioning and future of urban situations is explored in written, drawn and modelled work which builds on the legacy of twentieth century urban theory and is directed towards the development of sustainable cities. Camillo Sitte 17 April — 16 November was an Austrian architectpainter and urban theorist who influenced the development of urban construction planning and regulation in Europe.
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