Architecture and City Planning Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Architecture and City Planning
A review of Peter Hall's "Cities of Tomorrow" and Alan Gilbert's "Urbanization in Contemporary Latin America".
# 125664 | 1,000 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Environmental Studies (Urban Issues) , Architecture (General)


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This paper provides an essay that responds to three chapters related to architecture and city planning in two books: Peter Hall's "Cities of Tomorrow" and Alan Gilbert's "Urbanization in Contemporary Latin America". The responses focus on how city planning efforts during the 20th century were a reaction to the ills and ideologies of 19th century city planning.

From the Paper:

"In Peter Hall's "Cities of Tomorrow" and in Alan Gilbert's "Urbanization in Contemporary Latin America", it becomes evident that city planning in the twentieth century was largely a response to the ills and ideologies of 19th century cities. In Hall's work, two major responses to the overcrowded industrial slums of Victorian England led to the garden city and the monumental city, both with distinctly different modes of living and ideologies. The garden city was guide by social purpose, while the monumental city was absent or even hostile..."

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Architecture and City Planning (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/architecture-and-city-planning-125664/

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"Architecture and City Planning" 01 December 2008. Web. 21 October. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/architecture-and-city-planning-125664/>

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