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Design is people.

Design is people.

There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served. ---->>>

Sentimentality about nature denatures everything it touches. ---->>>

Some men tend to cling to old intellectual excitements, just as some belles, when they are old ladies, still cling to the fashions and coiffures of their exciting youth. ---->>>

The point of cities is multiplicity of choice. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 05-01, 1916
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Die: 04-25, 2006
Occupation: Sociologist

Jane Jacobs OC OOnt (born Jane Butzner; May 4, 1916 – April 25, 2006) was an American-Canadian journalist, author, and activist best known for her influence on urban studies. Her influential book The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) argued that urban renewal did not respect the needs of most city-dwellers (wikipedia)