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The shape of urban experience : a reevaluation of Lynch ' s five elements

  title={The shape of urban experience : a reevaluation of Lynch ' s five elements},
  author={T. Bartlett},
In this paper I attempt to develop a comprehensive, robust model of urban morphology from a phenomenological and behavioral perspective. I do so by comparing the findings of two extensive empirical studies of users' experiences of urban public space: one primarily examining people's perceptions in relation to the practical task of wayfinding, and the other my own research into people's playful behavior in Melbourne, London, Berlin, and New York. Lynch himself called attention to ``our delight… 

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