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There are almost 7,000 detailed definitions in the published edition of The Dictionary of Urbanism. Browse the complete list by initial letter:

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Z Cars
Zabriskie Point
Zeilenbau
Zemrude
Zenobia
zero tolerance
zero-friction society
Zetetical Society
Zhanjiagang
Zholtovsky, Ivan
Zlin
Zola, Émile
zonage
zone of change
zone of transition
zone of visual influence
zone piétonniére
zoning
zoning appeal
zoning ordinance
zonitis
zoomorphic architecture
Zähringer towns

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Only by metamorphosing the madness of life into the magic of architecture are we going to get real cities.
Brian Hatton

   
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