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Distinctive and Pleasant – Urban morphology and urban identity: landscape perception

  • Chiara Camaioni
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Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)

Abstract

When we think about the concept of form, which the traditional city heralds, we commonly think about a finite design, a compact, organized space composed of elements and components that over time have generated interactions and defined social structures and lifestyles. New urban forms instead go beyond the concept of form intended as “finiteness” (Benevolo 2011). In fact, the modern city expands over the territory, and its borders are pushed beyond the “physical confines” and administrative limits of the consolidated settlement structure.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Architecture and DesignUniversity of CamerinoAscoli PicenoItaly

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