The Wisdom of Cities - Table of Contents

Introduction – The Editors

The Nature of Cities

  • The Nature of Cities – Johannes Voggenhuber
  • The Urban Environment – H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
  • A New Vision of the “City of Man” – Benjamin Thompson
  • Seven Aims for the Livable City – Edoardo Salzano
  • The City as a Work of Art – Wolfdietrich Elbert
  • The Qualities of a True City – Edoardo Salzano

Architecture and the Livable City

  • Our Design Behavior – Wolf Von Eckardt
  • Architecture and the Livable City – Wolf Von Eckardt
  • Urban Regeneration – H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
  • The War Against the Street – William H. Whyte

Identity and the Built Environment

  • Shaping Identity – Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard & Henry L. Lennard
  • The DNA of the City – Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

The Public Realm

  • Functions of Public Life – Henry L. Lennard
  • The Public Realm – Henry L Lennard
  • Fear of the Public Realm – William H. Whyte

Urban Space

  • The Disappearance of Public Space – Andreas Feldtkeller
  • Cities and Squares – G.E. Kidder Smith
  • The European Square – Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Henry L. Lennard
  • The Venetian campo – Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard


  • Ten Guidelines for New Urban Neighborhoods – Sven Von Ungern-Sternberg
  • The Freiburg Statement on New Urban Neighborhoods – IMCL Board

The Endangered City

  • The Endangered City – Bob Cools
  • Averting a Tourism Disaster – Mayor Antonio Casellati
  • Controlling Mass Tourism – Dietmar Hahlweg
  • Effects of Tourism – Henry L Lennard
  • Transforming Mass Tourism – Wolfdietrich Elbert
  • Balanced Transportation Policy
  • Philosophy and Mechanisms of Traffic Calming – Hartmut H. Topp

Public Art

  • The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington – Wolf Von Eckardt
  • The Nature of Public Art – Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard

Principles and Values for the Good City

  • Principles for the Livable City – Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard
  • Values for the Good City – Henry L. Lennard
  • Values for the Just City – Don Robert Johnson