The main slogan is: ‘keep a square as small as possible’. On a plan a square always looks smaller than it will be experienced in […]Continue reading »
Out of the theories and analyses I created some notes to support the 5 steps for designing an urban square.
Sitte claims that an urban square with a triangle shape is unbearable. At such a square the irregularity becomes awkward and people feel unpleasant, because […]Continue reading »
Alexander draws attention to the temptation to make squares too large, which make them look en feel deserted. Sitte also warns for large squares, although he […]Continue reading »
An urban square mostly is familiar by its main building or landmark, and in 1889 Camillo Sitte defined a natural law between the characteristics of the […]Continue reading »