What Time is this Place?

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MIT Press, 1972 - Architecture - 277 pages
A look at the human sense of time, a biological rhythm that may follow a different beat from that dictated by external, "official," "objective" timepieces.

Time and Place--Timeplace--is a continuum of the mind, as fundamental as the spacetime that may be the ultimate reality of the material world.Kevin Lynch's book deals with this human sense of time, a biological rhythm that may follow a different beat from that dictated by external, "official," "objective" timepieces. The center of his interest is on how this innate sense affects the ways we view and change--or conserve, or destroy--our physical environment, especially in the cities.

 

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Interesting expose on the human sense of time. Visit http://www.unn.edu.ng/ or portal.unn.edu.ng for such interesting articles or books.

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Kevin Lynch (1918-1984) studied with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin and later obtained a Bachelor of City Planning degree from MIT. After a long and distinguished career on the faculty of the MIT School of Architecture and Urban Planning, he was named Professor Emeritus of City Planning.

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