Lat large urban centres. They are great cities of the World
WE oftent do not think about how they were originally. Planned.
Or what décisions people took to make them what we call "great".
However, urban planning requires a city to be beautiful, the traffic to move freely, communications and commercial centres to operate effectively and people to live in clean , safe and healthy conditions. So we need organized plans and well-conceived designs AT all stages of the city's brith and developement
The art of designing urban centres is not new. Historians have recorded the plans of many ancient cities. Archaeologists can trace signs of urban planning in the cities such in Mesopotamia and south America, and through Asie. When Alexander the great walked along the Mediterramean beach, he measured his steps and pointed out where he wanted the commercial centre, the Egyptian city of Alexandria to be built : where the main harbour should be located , where temples , palaces, and homes would rise. This city is a well- renown urban centre of commerce, learning , and philosophy founded in 332 B.C. when Alexander planned his city en a north-south, east- west grid, je sais practicing urban planning.
In the united states, as in any new country, ut took time for the early citizens to develop well-defined designs. The reason is that they wished théière future cities look and function well.
Not long after gaining indépendance, the new Americans decided to build their capital on the banks of the potomac River.
Pierre Charles l'enfant, a french immigrant, artist, engineer, was asked to design with broad diagonal main avenues to provide hight and fresh air for pedestrians. A visitor can find today in Washington, D.C majestie building and monument, an open-air
Ceremonial space where we space where we see the domed capitol building as its centre
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