Research Project


Peter Hall

2005 Balzan Prize for The Social and Cultural History of Cities since the Beginning of the 16th Century

For his unique contribution to the history of ideas about urban planning, his acute analysis of the physical, social, and economic problems of modern cities, and his powerful historical investigations into the cultural creativity of city life.

Excerpt from The Balzan Prizewinners’ Research Projects: An Overview 2020

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