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REDEFINING LANDMARKS

Lamit, Lamit REDEFINING LANDMARKS. Working Paper. 2007. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Paths, nodes, districts, landmarks and edges as classified by Kevin Lynch have been strongly debated since the 1960’s and the typical issue of contentment would be about the overlapping definitions between some categories and their order of importance. For example, can a node be a landmark? Some commentators consider that landmarks are one of the most significant urban components and possibly more important than other components that require examination and appraisal. This paper will discuss if landmarks can be perceived beyond their archetypal perception of being tall, large, monumental, distinct, and referring only to buildings or towers. It is the aim of the study to expand the notion of landmarks into several categories.

Item Type:Monograph (Working Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:landmark, tower, building, open space, special urban features
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:3578
Deposited By: Azura Baharudin
Deposited On:12 Jun 2007 01:43
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:10

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