Steen Eiler Rasmussen was Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and Visiting Professor at M.I.T., Yale, Pennsylvania, and the University of California, Berkeley, and lectured widely at universities in Europe and the United States. He was author of London: The Unique City, called "the best book on London as a town," and other books.
A book of great charm and broad understanding. -Architectural
...so lucid and clear that every layman and beginner will be able to understand and to enjoy it. -Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism