Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Paris Haussmann : A Model's Relevance, Hardback Book

Paris Haussmann : A Model's Relevance Hardback

Edited by Benoit Jallon, Umberto Napolitano, Franck Boutte

Hardback

Description

First published in 2017 in conjunction with an exhibition at the Pavillon de l'Arsenal in Paris, this widely praised and much sought-after book becomes available again in a new edition.

It offers an analytical review from today's perspective of the French capital's profound transformation during the late 19th century under the direction Georges Eugene Haussmann. Paris Haussmann: A Model's Relevance explores and analyses the characteristics of Paris's homogenous yet polymorphous cityscape, the result of a lengthy process of changes and evolutions, even in recent times.

Research was conducted at all levels to classify and compare roadways, identify public spaces, and organize the blocks and buildings according to their current geometry.

For the first time, the qualities of the Haussmann model have been set forth to show how they grapple with the challenges that contemporary cities face. Topical essays feature alongside rich illustrative material, comprising photographs by celebrated photographer Cyrille Weiner, site plans and maps, floor plans and sections, axonometric projections, and various graphics. Text in English and French.

Information

£42.00

£31.29

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Information