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The book looks at different theories of urban design, the context within which design takes place and dimensions of urban design.
- April 2003, Inside Housing
A self-described 'exposition of the different, but intimately related, dimensions of urban design', this book takes a holistic approach in order to be both an overview and general guide. ...The book is well organised; its uncomplicated style makes for rapid reading and easy comprehension. ...a thorough and workman-like reference for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of urban design.
- May 2003, The Architects' Journal
'This will become the standard textbook on its subject, and deservedly so.'
Robert Cowan, Director, Urban Design Group, UK
'...the result is practical, helpful, packed with useful information and easy to understand...this is the book I wish I had written!'
Sebastian Loew, Urban Design
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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