Author: Henrik Lilius
Language: Finnish/ Swedish/ English
Year Published: 1985
No. of pages: 219
Illustrations: 113 Color Illustrations. 288 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9 1/2?x 10 1/2
Biblio/Bio: Bibl. Bio. Index.
This overview of the planning of Finnish wooden towns which spanned the 16th to the end of the 19th century, provides an informative study on the nature and development of the urban structure, how and why blocks, lots, streets and walls are formed. Anyone interested in urban planning or agrarian trade towns will find this book useful, and will delight in the beauty of the wooden buildings. Many pages of architectural renderings in color.