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The crafting of the public sphere in urban forms;

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CENTURY, France - Georges Eugéne Haussmann Central Paris and new Boulevard interventions, remodeling of Paris, begun Charles Garnier, Plan Paris, Paris Saint, Eiffel, City Maps, Romanticism, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Diagram

On Haussmann’s Paris and the Charlottesville Mall

As students of cities, we throw around the term public space to the point where it can almost become a cliché. So where is public space located in the city? And what is its relationship to other types of space? David Harvey and Mark Purcell both see the creation of public space as a means…

Haussmann's dramatic changes to Paris included ripping out much of the medieval slums and replace them with broad boulevards which can be seen in this overlay of the Avenue de’ Opéra. Urban Design Diagram, Urban Design Plan, Plan Paris, Cities, Vertical City, Paris City, City Maps, Slums, Future City

Haussmann’s City Planning

Paris has always been one of the most crowded European capitals. Even as late as the nineteenth century, city leaders often acknowledged their inability to provide public safety in some areas. Indeed, even security forces would not go into some neighborhoods after dark. Any monarch that ascended the French throne after the 1793 (when Louis…

Mideval Paris: city as architectural form Paris Map, Paris City, City Photo, Medieval, Urban, History, Architecture, Cities, Arquitetura

Mideval Paris: city as architectural form | George Braun, Map of Paris, 1572

"Street" | Pierre Le Muet's Plan, Maniere de Bastir Pour Toutes Sortes de Personnes Paris, Drawings, Crafts, Stone, Sketches, Montmartre Paris, Drawing, Arts And Crafts, Portrait

"Street" | Pierre Le Muet's Plan, Maniere de Bastir Pour Toutes Sortes de Personnes

Ground Floor Plan of the South East Corner of Place Royale South Range, Ground Floor Plan, Photo Wall, Floor Plans, Corner, Paris, How To Plan, Frame, Fotografie

Ground Floor Plan of the South East Corner of Place Royale

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