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Squares Urban spaces in Europe

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The book ‘SQUARES. Urban Spaces in Europe’ presents 70 European urban squares and explains with the most important characteristics in a consistent manner in as-built plan, ground plan, section, and axonometric projection.
The question of composition and spatial qualities arises in every urban design concept or intervention in the spatial structure of urban public squares. How are the essential elements involved: dimension, proportion, alignment, cohesion, accesses, shaping of focus point and of edges like surfaces and materials? How do they contribute to a character of urban space with which residents can identify?
Comparing historical examples with current designs aids one in visualizing spatial effect. Similar to a floor planmanualfor buildings,Squares allows the user to evaluate spatial conditions for movement and rest based on comparable existing urban squares.

  • Ed. Sophie Wolfrum
  • Birkhäuser
  • Language English
  • Release2015
  • Pages312
  • Format30.2 x 25.4 cm
  • ISBN9783038216490

Signaturewith Yves Depelsenaire for "Éloge de Marcel Broodthaers", on Thursday 14 April 2022 Booklaunch of the first 3 catalogues of the graduates of the École supérieure des arts de l’image Le 75, on Thursday 28 April 2022

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