re-cover nr.76

The Image of the City - Kevin Lynch

This picture was taken in Helsinki in 2008.

Kevin Lynch was an American urban planner and author.
The Image of the City was first published in 1960.

"Where the journey contains such a series of distinct events, a reaching and passing of one sub-goal after another, the trip itself takes on meaning and becomes an experience in its own right."

"A street is perceived, in fact, as a thing which goes toward something. The path should support this perceptually by strong termini, and by a gradient or a directional differentiation, so that it is given a sense of progression, and the opposite directions are unlike."

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