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Capturing the Realities of Experience: Case Study Example of the City of Changsha, China

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The rituals of the present are often generated from the palimpsests of the past. This is evident in how collective habits become a constellation of customs and develop in the form of presumed cultures. This is also evident in how contextual matters become local and vernacular beings of various types. Experiencing the past is one aspect of tracing a sense of place and the ultimate spirits of the environments.

People make cities, and it is to them, not buildings, that we must fit our plans.

—Jane Jacobs

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