BIOPOLIS PATRICK GEDDES AND THE CITY OF LIFE PDF

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Your list has reached the maximum number of items. The Scottish urbanist and biologist Patrick Geddes is perhaps best known for introducing the concept of “region” to architecture and planning.

Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Although Geddes’s work was far-ranging, the city provided the unifying focus of nearly all of his theoretical and practical work. Don’t have an account? Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Patrick Geddes and the city of life by Volker M Welter.

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Evan Cvitanovic marked it as to-read Jul 25, From his earliest designs for a botanical school garden and urban renewal work in Edinburgh to his latest building initiatives in Montpelier in southern France, Geddes pursued the creation of such places. To see what thw friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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BIOPOLIS. PATRICK GEDDES AND THE CITY OF LIFE

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Jonah marked it as to-read Sep 24, Hardcoverpages. Volker Welter examines Geddes’s ideas in the light of nineteenth-century biology–in which Geddes received his academic training’-showing Geddes’s use of biological concepts to be far more sophisticated than popular images of the city as an lide entity. Patrick Geddes and the City of Life.

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Account Options Sign in. The City and Spirituality. Want to Read saving…. Representations and Productions of Metropolitan Space BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 15, Balancing Geddes’s biological thought is his interest in the historical Greek concept of polis, usually translated as city-state but implying a view bikpolis the city as a cultural and spiritual phenomenon.

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Grant Buttars is currently reading it Jan 31, Swatiekha Sen rated it really liked it Oct 16, Geddes’s famous analytical triad–place, work, and folk, corresponding to the geographical, historical, and spiritual aspects of the city–provides the basic structure of this examination of his urban theory. Want to Read Llife Reading Read. To ask other readers questions about Biopolisplease sign up.

At the turn of the twentieth century, he was one of the strongest advocates of town planning and an active participant i Winner in the AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Competition in the Scholarly Illustrated category.