Kevin Lynch's Images of the City Through Aerial Photography
16 days ago - By Arch Daily
Antofagasta, Chile. Created by overview. Source imagery: maxartechnologies
“There seems to be a public image of any given city which is the overlap of many individual images," American urban planner Kevin Lynch once said. "Or perhaps there is a series of public images, each held by some significant number of citizens,” he added. Following this remark, in his book " The Image of the City " (1960), Lynch begins an analysis around the elements that constitute what he considers to be the image of the city. While introducing, describing, and illustrating these elements as physical, perceptible...
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