adjective see ekistics

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  • ekistic — /i kis tik/, adj. of or pertaining to ekistics. Also, ekistical. [1965 70; see EKISTICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ekistic — adjective Of or pertaining to ekistics …   Wiktionary

  • ekistic — ekis·tic …   English syllables

  • ekistic — adjective see ekistics * * * /i kis tik/, adj. of or pertaining to ekistics. Also, ekistical. [1965 70; see EKISTICS] * * * ekisˈtic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ekistics …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ekistics — The term Ekistics (coined by Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis in 1942) applies to the science of human settlements. [Ekistics Summary] It includes regional, city, community planning and dwelling design. It involves the study of all kinds of human… …   Wikipedia

  • e|kis|ti|cal — «ee KIHS tuh kuhl», adjective. = ekistic. (Cf. ↑ekistic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ekistics — noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: Modern Greek oikistikē, from feminine of oikistikos of settlement, from Greek, from oikizein to settle, colonize, from oikos house more at vicinity Date: 1958 a science dealing with human… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Delos Symposium — The Delos Symposium was a forum for discussion and debate over issues of Ekistics, or the study of human settlements, in its widest sense. The Symposium was organized by the Greek architect planner, Constantinos Doxiadis in the Aegean Sea, on… …   Wikipedia

  • ekistical — See ekistic. * * * …   Universalium

  • ekistics — /i kis tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the scientific study of human settlements, drawing on diverse disciplines, including architecture, city planning, and behavioral science. [1955 60; coined by Constantine A. Doxiadus (1913 1975), Greek… …   Universalium

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