Public Places - Urban Spaces is a holistic guide to the many complex and interacting dimensions of urban design.
The discussion moves systematically through ideas, theories, research and the practice of urban design from an unrivalled range of sources. It aids the reader by gradually building the concepts one upon the other towards a total view of the subject.
The author team explain the catalysts of change and renewal, and explore the global and local contexts and processes within which urban design operates. The book presents six key dimensions of urban design theory and practice - the social, visual, functional, temporal, morphological and perceptual - allowing it to be dipped into for specific information, or read from cover to cover. This is a clear and accessible text that provides a comprehensive discussion of this complex subject.
* Learn all you need to know about design of urban spaces from this one-stop introductory guide
*Gain a comprehensive overview of the topic through the authors' holistic approach
*Complex ideas are presented logically for ease of understanding
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Its user-friendly structure, with self-contained, yet well cross referenced sections/chapters, has been adopted to enable you to dip in for specific information. Readers wishing to read the book cover to cover will be aided by the gradual building of concepts one upon the other towards a total conceptualization of the subject. The book/page format aims to facilitate the dual role of drawing board companion and introductory subject overview.About the Author:
He is currently a member of the RTPI General Assembly. He is on the editorial board of 'Urban Design Quarterly', is Book Reviews Editor for the 'Journal of Urban Design', and series editor for the 'Design in the Built Environment' research text series from Ashgate.
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