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Greek Urban Planners - Ancient Greek Urban Planners, Hippodamus of Miletus, Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis, Dinocrates (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Chapters: Ancient Greek Urban Planners, Hippodamus of Miletus, Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis, Dinocrates. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis (Greek: often quoted as C.A. Doxiadis) (1913 - 28 June 1975), was a Greek architect and town planner. He became world wide known as the lead architect of Islamabad, the new capital of Pakistan, the city of Rawalpindi, Baghdad, and later as the father of Ekistics. Described as a scientist, salesman, visionary and man of action, he was an apt public speaker. Doxiadis graduated in architectural engineering from the Technical University of Athens in 1935, obtaining a doctorate from Charlottenburg University (today Technical University of Berlin) a year later. In 1937 he was appointed Chief Town Planning Officer for the Greater Athens Area. During World War II he held the post of Head of the Department of Regional and Town Planning in the Ministry of Public Works. He took part in the Greek resistance and was decorated by the Greek and British governments. He distinguished himself as Minister of Reconstruction at the end of the war and it was this experience that allowed him in the 1950s to gain large housing contracts in dozens of countries. In 1951 he founded Doxiadis Associates, a private firm of consulting engineers, which grew rapidly until it had offices on five continents and projects in 40 countries. In 1963 the company changed its name to DA International Co. Ltd. Consultants on Development and Ekistics. One of his most well known town planning works is Islamabad. Designed as a new city it was fully realised, unlike many of his other proposals in already existing cities, where shifting political and economic forces did not allow full implementation of his plans. The plan...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=727378

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-69281-1
Barcode: 9781158692811
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LSN: 1-158-69281-1

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