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Townscape

A view of a town or city from a single vantage point; the planning and construction of buildings within a town or city with the objective of achieving overall aesthetically pleasing relationships.

townscape

1. A view of a town or city from a single vantage point.
2. The planning and construction of buildings within a town or city with the objective of achieving overall aesthetically pleasing relationships.
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Diverse and dynamic, Timberland Heights continues to add to its attractions as it moves towards the fulfillment of Filinvest's vision of a townscape created in harmony with nature.
Moreover according to [8] for the example water features are used to garnish the townscapes garden and plaza as focal point elements; moreover it's also function to honor persons or occasions namely as recreation and entertainment.
As a devoted anti-sign person, I applaud Mr Pickles, tear them down, regain the countryside and townscape and, as he advocates, next time there is some spare cash, spend the time "fixing potholes" instead.
'We have to start designing townscapes so that our transport systems, our footpaths and crossings are 'age proof'.
HLF Townscape Heritage Initiatives (THI) have been particularly successful in revitalising the historical centres of rural and town communities.
About 40 volunteers are working hard to retain the townscape of the city of Komoro in Nagano Prefecture, where wholesale stores and tradesmen's houses stood side by side along Honmachi street from the Edo period prior to 1868 to the 1920s.
The exhibition is made up of a rich variety of landscapes and townscapes, including local scenes, and many of the works are for sale.
that make up the built form of the townscapes. Accordance to [1] the three main archetypal urban forms are the linear city, the grid iron city and inward looking or highly centralized city to identity of the cultural and heritage waterfront.
Record photographs show cathedrals, churches and museums, the park at Versailles, the vista along the Champs Elysees and many other familiar landscapes and townscapes temporarily transformed by the measures adopted to protect French monuments from damage during the wars of 1914-18 and 1939-45, A selection was shown in the exhibition Sac contre sac (staged by the Centre des Monuments Nationaux at the Arles International Photography Festival in the summer and more recently at the Pavillon de l'Arsenal in Paris to coincide with Armistice) and some have been published as postcards by the Centre des Monuments Nationaux.
Lowry's faux-naif, Northern townscapes. Caricature devoid of humor blights many a portrait.
A number of practical challenges -- how to make a multi-level pool building and cope with the corrosive nature of the hot natural mineral springs -- are combined with the need to build in one of the most sensitive historic townscapes in the world.
As to the distinctive value of Lyons' eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early twentieth-century townscapes, or indeed of the pioneering rationalist public buildings Tony Garnier contributed to his native city, they were overlooked in the enthusiasm such schemes as the vast 'downtown' redevelopment around the new station at La Part Dieu anticipating the opening of the Paris TGV line (the first in France), or the hulking transport interchange ploughed into Perrache station and its nineteenth-century surroundings.