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Place and Placelessness (Research in planning & design) Paperback – 1 Jan 1984


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  • Paperback: 166 pages
  • Publisher: Pion Ltd; 2nd Revised edition edition (1 Jan 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 085086111X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0850861112
  • Product Dimensions: 21.4 x 14.9 x 1.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,939,438 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Edward Relph is Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning of the University of Toronto. He was honoured in 2007 by the Canadian Association of Geographers with its award for Scholarly Distinction in Geography. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Liu Yi on 27 Nov 2009
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The book explores the concept of place in very specific ways. This edition has a new preface by E Relph written at 2007, which is a quite inspring review on the old edition. Highly recommended for architectural students.
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10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
for a better world 28 Dec 1999
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This is a wonderful book for the conscientious planner, designer, architect, or developer, who is not only interested in the physical, but also concerned about creating a great place where one can truly "be." It is a book that begins to explain what Christopher Alexander calls the "quality without a name."
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amazing information!! 11 Mar 2013
By Charla J. Blake - Published on Amazon.com
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no wonder so many other books about place attachment reference this book . it is packed with great information on many levels! a must have in the library of those interested in environment and place, place attachment, place making, etc.
I can't believe this was written so long ago! 22 July 2013
By Erwin Losekoot - Published on Amazon.com
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With all the publicity around Auge's 'non-places' I was very surprised to find this written so long before that - it puts things into perspective.
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