Spanning the ages and the globe, Spiro Kostof explores the city as a repository of cultural meaning and an embodiment of the community it shelters. Widely used by both architects and students of architecture, The City Shaped won the AIAs prestigious book award in Architecture and Urbanism. Includes hundreds of photos and drawings that illustrate Professor Kostof.Kostof, Spiro is the author of 'City Shaped Urban Patterns and Meanings Through History', published 1993 under ISBN 9780821220160 and ISBN 0821220160.
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