Автор:Edward Hubbard and Michael Shippobottom
Название: A Guide to Port Sunlight Village
Издательство: Liverpool University Press
Размер: 8,5 mb
Страниц: 112 pages
Port Sunlight was founded in 1888 by the industrialist Lord Leverhulme to house the workers from his prospering businesswhich would evolve into Unilever. Acclaimed for its planning and house design, Port Sunlight greatly influenced subsequent planned developments, as well as the garden city movement.This fully revised version of A Guide to Port Sunlight marries the practical details of a guidebook with historical information about Port Sunlights design and architecture, its place in the history of urban planning, and Leverhulme's role in the towns creation. A wealth of illustrations helps make this the perfect book for armchair and actual travelers to this jewel of nineteenth-century town planning.