List of illustrations

  • Plan of Versailles, with gardens by André Le Nôtre
  • Map of London development to 1830
  • Typical street front and plan of a London row house, 1670–1700, as required by the 1667 Rebuilding Act
  • Regent's Park, London (1811) and Portland Place
  • Railway map of India, showing the trunk lines to Delhi and the major eastern port cities of Madras (now Chennai) and Calcutta (now Kolkata)
  • New Karaköy to Tophane road, Istanbul, with the Nusretiye Mosque at right
  • Paris, A Rainy Day
  • Plan of Haussmann's Paris
  • Tableau de Paris, section showing the different social class levels of a typical Parisian apartment house
  • Algiers embankment, Algeria
  • Map of Barcelona and Its Improvements and Enlargement
  • Map of the Vienna Ringstrasse development
  • Berlin Expansion Master Plan
  • Plans of Ravenna and Pistoia
  • Systematic plan for urban expansion
  • The Spanish Royal "Laws of the Indies" for town layouts
  • Plan for Philadelphia
  • Commissioner's Plan of New York City
  • Map of Chicago, showing sewers, paved streets, and bridges
  • Some of the first skyscrapers in the world (New York City)
  • Greensward plan for Central Park, New York
  • Riverside, Illinois
  • Wainwright Building steel frame under construction, St. Louis
  • Plan of the World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago
  • Senate Park Commission, plan of Washington, D.C.
  • American City Beautiful Civic Centers
  • Grand Central Terminal, New York
  • Chicago River and North Michigan Avenue from the Loop
  • Same-scale diagrammatic maps of urban street systems
  • Cité Industrielle (industrial settlement), project for an ideal socialist city near Lyon, France
  • Development and Extension of Casablanca, Morocco
  • New Delhi, India
  • Canberra, new capital of Australia
  • London model housing for the working classes, built by private philanthropic associations
  • Lower East Side tenements and row houses on "The Bend," Mulberry Street, New York
  • Map of Pullman, Illinois
  • Diagram of a group of slumless smokeless cities
  • Letchworth Garden City
  • Hampstead Garden Suburb, London
  • Linear City project, Madrid
  • Margaretenhöhe, workers' garden city built by Krupp Munitions near Essen, Germany
  • Outlook Tower, Edinburgh, diagrammatic elevation
  • Valley Plan and Valley Section
  • Bombay Improvement Trust chawl (minimum multifamily housing), Mandvi district, Mumbai
  • Plan of a traditional south Indian town, with temple sites and public water tanks
  • Tokyo master plan
  • Forest Hills Gardens, Queens, New York
  • View of the southeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and Lawton Street, Mill Creek Valley, St. Louis
  • Renderings of the effects of New York Zoning Ordinance of 1916
  • Colorado Street Bridge
  • Radburn, New Jersey
  • Existing and proposed regional express highway routes
  • Amsterdam South master plan
  • Karl Marx Hof, Vienna
  • Wolkenbugel (horizontal skyscraper) project
  • Domino reinforced concrete structural system
  • Contemporary City for Three Million, contrasted with lower Manhattan
  • Highrise City project (Hochhausstadt): Perspective View: North-South Street
  • Hufeisensiedlung, Berlin-Britz
  • Schocken department store, Chemnitz, Germany
  • Siedlung Römerstadt, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
  • Frankfurt kitchen plan
  • Eleven-story collective housing block competition proposal for Berlin, view of model
  • Diagrams illustrating the development of a site with parallel rows of housing of different heights, from one to ten stories, Berlin
  • We must kill the street!
  • General Plan for the Reconstruction of Moscow poster
  • Casa Bloc housing, Barcelona, view of model
  • Algiers Plan
  • Paimio Sanitarium, Finland
  • 30 Rockefeller Center
  • Broadacre City
  • Williamsburg Houses, Brooklyn, New York
  • Theoretical diagram of urban growth as applied to Chicago
  • Coincidence of Factors Indicative of Poor Housing, Richmond
  • Federal Housing Administration (FHA) subdivision guidelines
  • Diagram of the Tennessee Valley Water Control System
  • Palace of Italian Civilization, Esposizione Universale Roma
  • Tempelhof Airport, Berlin
  • Brazilian Ministry of Education and Public Health building (MESP), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • National Interregional Highway Committee report map of proposed express highways
  • Seagram Building
  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (JNEM)
  • House in Levittown, Pennsylvania, under construction
  • MARS (Modern Architecture Research Group) Plan of London
  • Diagram of the three human establishments
  • The London concentric express ring road system
  • Neighborhood unit reorganization of a London district
  • Churchill Gardens, Pimlico, London
  • Unité d'Habitation, Marseille
  • Seinajoki Civic Center, Finland
  • Brazilian Motor City, near Rio de Janeiro
  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
  • COPAN building, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Brasília, pilot plan for the new capital of Brazil
  • Monument to the People's Heroes, Beijing
  • Chandigarh, India
  • Quinta Palatino subdivision, Havana
  • Torre Velasca, Milan
  • Proposed pedestrianization of downtown Fort Worth, Texas
  • The Concise Townscape
  • Peabody Terrace Married Student Housing, Harvard University
  • Berlin Hauptstadt competition, third prize
  • Lijnbaan mixed-used complex, Rotterdam
  • Amsterdam Municipal Orphanage
  • Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
  • Berlin Free University
  • Habitat, Expo '67, Montreal
  • Tokyo Bay project
  • Nakagin Capsule Tower, Tokyo
  • Hillside Terrace mixed-use housing, Tokyo
  • L'urbanisme spatiale
  • Centre Pompidou, Paris
  • Lower Manhattan Expressway (LOMEX) proposal, Broome Street extension
  • Ghiradelli Square, San Francisco
  • Sea Ranch, California
  • New National Gallery, Berlin
  • New Town, St. Charles, Missouri
  • Model of the new Olympic quarter of Barcelona
  • PREVI complex, Lima, Peru, showing the architects selected for the various designated self-build sites
  • Villa El Salvador, Lima, Peru
  • Fashion Island/Newport Center, Irvine Ranch, California
  • Part of the Curitiba master plan as built
  • Parc de la Villette completion, Paris, winning entry
  • Cheong-gyecheon Restoration project, a 7-mile (11-kilometer) restored historic river in central Seoul, South Korea
  • Pudong business district, Lujiazui, Shanghai
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~~Many thanks first to Katherine Boller, my editor at Yale University Press, for her enthusiastic support in seeing this book to completion, and to Michelle Komie, for commissioning it in 2012. Thanks also to the other members of the Yale University Press team for their excellent work in making this book a reality. Research for this book...
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~The earliest evidence of cities, often defined as relatively dense and often fortified human settlements with houses and nonagricultural workplaces of some kind, dates to at least 8,500 BC. After the Mesopotamian “urban revolution” in the 3000s BC, in and around what is now Iraq, there emerged many ancient cities...
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~Many of the most admired European cities today, places such as Rome, Florence, Venice, and Paris, have for centuries served as points of inspiration for later efforts to design urban environments. These urban environments, now often overrun with tourists and fraught with social conflicts, were produced in a cultural environment where strictly economic concerns were...
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While London and Paris were the centers of large European world empires in the nineteenth century, other cities that were strongly influenced by them, such as Shanghai, Bombay...
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By the mid-nineteenth century, the poor health and social conditions in English industrial cities had become a major source of concern...
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The ideas of Ebenezer Howard and the Garden City movement led to many complex outcomes in Europe around 1910...
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In the late 1930s, world powers divided between the Axis—initially an anti-communist alliance of Mussolini’s Fascist Italy, Hitler’s Nazi Germany, and imperial Japan...
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~By the mid-1950s, it was clear that despite considerable central city building activity in a few cities like New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, North American cities in general were beginning to decentralize, even as millions in federal urban renewal funds were being spent to raze and rebuild whole neighborhoods under the...
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At about the same time as Team 10’s rejection of CIAM in 1959, other new critical directions in urbanism were emerging...
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The world’s population continued to rise in the 1980s and 1990s, reaching 6 billion by 2000 and now estimated at 7.4 billion and still rapidly increasing...
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~Urbanism today is a field whose parameters, goals, and methods are unclear and often contested. While many designers now share an enthusiasm for dense, walkable urban environments of exuberant diversity, many metropolitan environments being built worldwide today still tend to be auto-based and highly stratified, both economically and in other ways. At the same...
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