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Urban Code

  • Cities speak, and this little book helps us understand their language. Considering the urban landscape not from the abstract perspective of an urban planner but from the viewpoint of an attentive observer, Urban Code offers 100 lessons--maxims, observations, and bite-size truths, followed by short essays--that teach us how to read the city. This is a user's guide to the city, a primer of urban literacy, at the pedestrian level.
  • - Ann Mikoleit and Moritz Purckhauer
    - 112 pages
    - 978-0262016414
    - Hardcover
    - MIT Press
    - 2011
    - Architecture

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