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The Concept of Centrality in Urban Form and Structure

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Prof. Nicos D. Polydorides

Contents: 1. Introduction - 2. The Core in Contemporary Location Theory - 3. Impact of Authority on Core Formation: 3.1 Initial Core Formation. 3.2 Development of the Core. 3.3 Alternative Claims to Authority and Core Transformation. 3.4 Synthesis - 4. The Evidence: 4.1 Ancient City. 4.2 Medieval City. 4.3 Capital City. 4.4 Contemporary City - 5. Conclusions.