The Art of Building Cities: City Building According to Its Artistic Fundamentals. Front Cover. Camillo Sitte. Reinhold Publishing Corporation, – Art, Municipal. Camillo Sitte (17 April – 16 November ) was an Austrian architect, painter and urban He was an art historian and architect. For Sitte, the most important is not the architectural shape or form of each building, but the inherent creative quality of urban space, Camillo Sitte and the Birth of Modern City Planning. Camillo Sitte’s Art of Building Cities belongs to that rare class of books which not only create an immediate sensation at the time of publication but also later on.

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Stadte-Bau Camillo Sitte Snippet ccamillo – Sitte proposed instead to follow what he believed to be the design objectives of those whose streets and buildings shaped medieval cities. It was translated into French in but was not translated into English until He called for T-intersections to reduce the number of possible conflicts among streams of moving traffic.

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For Sitte, the most important is not the architectural shape or form of each building, but the inherent creative quality of urban spacethe whole as much more than the sum of its parts. Camillo Sitte 17 April — 16 November was an Austrian architect sittte, painter and urban theorist who influenced the development of urban construction planning and regulation in Europe.

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