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dc.contributor.author Vehalla, S
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-10T08:52:11Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-10T08:52:11Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/1033
dc.description.abstract Cities are urban settlements of people, in which they perform the drama of life. It suggests his capacity to use his intellect and sensitive nature to organize physical objects around for himself to lead a better way of life. However, in ever increasing density in buildings, a city is sometimes regarded as a mere physical object with an esthetic gesture. It is felt essential, therefore, to remind ourselves that it is rather a larger experience than a superficial, tangible object to the eye. Hidden or unseen qualities in a city should be polished and refined to make it a better place for living. 'Dialogue' exists between buildings and the city is one such quality, which strengthens the strong bond buildings and the city. The importance of dialogue between buildings and the city is, that it is quality which is essential to be seen in all the successful cities in the world. Therefore the 'dialogue' between buildings and the city as a non physical quality which relates qualitative experiences in cities is examined. Successful experiences of the past, where the dialogue between buildings and the city is found, is being discussed. Examples are discussed to convince and to show the importance of the dialogue created between buildings and the city as a gesture to make better living environments for human beings.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject ARCHITECTUR-THESIS ; THESIS ; TOWN PLANNING
dc.title Buildings and the city : an examination of the dialogue
dc.type Thesis-Abstract
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.degree MSc en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Architecture en_US
dc.date.accept 1997
dc.identifier.accno 71572 en_US


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