The Image of the City | Study Guide

Kevin Lynch

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The Image of the City | Section Summaries


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Chapter 1 Lynch introduces the reader to the inspiration and purpose of his research. He describes a particular pleasure that view... Read More
Chapter 2 Lynch describes his research methods in detail. He notes the two approaches he took to analyze the elements of three Ame... Read More
Chapter 3 Lynch identifies five key elements that shape the way people perceive and navigate cities. Lynch notes that these elemen... Read More
Chapter 4 Lynch discusses imageability or the ease with which the people who live and work there in a city can picture it accurate... Read More
Chapter 5 Lynch summarizes the main points of his research. He reminds the reader of his five elements of city design which are pa... Read More
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