The Formation of Urban Spaces Around the World. A History of Planning and Building of Cities
The present volume, in a comprehensible and attractive way, brings closer to the reader the history of planning of cities from the oldest times of human civilization until the 20th century. The author does not limit himself to the history of European urban planning, presenting also forms of cities established in pre-Columbian America, India, China, South-Eastern Asia or in Islamic countries. He shows traditions of formation of cities in Polish lands, which are very rarely dealt with in the world literature on the subject.
Using the work is made easy, with its very rich illustrative material: plans of cities, historical maps and photographs which show how places look nowadays. Apart from just a few exceptions, almost all of the 300 photographs inserted in this monographs were taken by its author while exploring cities in different regions of the world.
The History is addressed not only to specialists and students of urban planning, geography of cities, sociology of cities or history, but also to everybody interested in cities, their development and shaping of their form.
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Meeting with guests from Irpin (Ukraina)
November 12, 2019: prof. Janusz Słodczyk at a meeting with guests from the University of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. Professor Natalia Matselukh presents opportunities for cooperation. Next to … Read More
Seminar about ecological corridors
December 19, 2019: prof. Janusz Słodczyk opens a scientific seminar on the state and functioning of ecological corridors in the Opole region.The seminar was organized by the Institute of Socio-Economic … Read More
Seminar with professors from Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia
November 26, 2019: after the scientific seminar with guests from Cambodia: Chancellor of Paññāsāstra University prof. San-Ang Sam and prof. Toby Keat from the Faculty of Design and Architecture of … Read More
Medal of Honorary Professor at the University of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine
November 12, 2019: Prof. Janusz Słodczyk received the Medal of Honorary Professor at the University of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. In the photo with prof. Natalia Matselukh Dr. … Read More
Foreign guests on the lecture of Human Geography
October 29, 2019: lecture on Human Geography with guests from Unversity Mazandaran Dr. Meisam Shirkhodaei and Dr. Roozbeh Mirzaei and students of International Business at the Faculty of Economics of … Read More
Guests from Kazakhstan
December 10, 2019: at the meeting of the Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management UO and the lecture by Dauren Yersultanov and Raushan Mukhamejanova from the University of M. … Read More