Building Change of Use
* A professional architect/contractor's guide to retrofitting existing structures
* Covers design, renovation, permits, and compliance in a logical step-by-step fashion
* Includes wide range of case studies from public and private sectors
* Hundreds of exhibits, tables, and checklists simplify project assessment and evaluation
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EVALUATION IS PART OF PLANNING
SITE PLANNING AND EVALUATION
BUILDING PLANNING AND EVALUATION
IDENTIFYING COST EFFECTIVE IMPROVEMENTS AND BASIC AESTHETIC APPROACHES
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Page 92 - Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with evergrowing insistency. Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us. Let your watch-word be order and your beacon beauty.
Page 129 - Development patterns should not blur or eradicate the edges of the metropolis. Infill development within existing urban areas conserves environmental resources, economic investment, and social fabric, while reclaiming marginal and abandoned areas. Metropolitan regions should develop strategies to encourage such infill development over peripheral expansion.
Page 129 - The neighborhood, the district, and the corridor are the essential elements of development and redevelopment in the metropolis. They form identifiable areas that encourage citizens to take responsibility for their maintenance and evolution.
Page 130 - The revitalization of urban places depends on safety and security. The design of streets and buildings should reinforce safe environments, but not at the expense of accessibility and openness.
Page 388 - Schools (toilet and lavatories only) Schools (with above plus cafeteria) Schools (with above plus cafeteria and showers) Day workers at schools and offices Day camps Trailer parks or tourist camps (with built-in bath) Trailer parks or tourist camps (with central bathhouse) Work or construction camps Public picnic parks (toilet wastes only) Public picnic parks (bathhouse, showers, and flush toilets) Swimming pools and beaches Country clubs Luxury residences and estates Rooming houses Boarding houses...
Page 8 - Employed persons 16 years and over Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries Mining Construction Manufacturing Nondurable goods...
Page 118 - Larry C. Ledebur and William R. Barnes, All in It Together: Cities, Suburbs and Local Economic Regions (Washington, DC: National League of Cities, 1993).
Page 50 - ... entailed are made larger still and can therefore be attacked more "broadly." This is escapism from intellectual helplessness. "A Region," somebody has wryly said, "is an area safely larger than the last one to whose problems we found no solution.
Page 129 - Cities and towns should bring into proximity a broad spectrum of public and private uses to support a regional economy that benefits people of all incomes. Affordable housing should be distributed throughout the region to match job opportunities and to avoid concentrations of poverty.
Page 70 - Latino by type: 2000 data set: Census 2000 summary file 1 (SF 1) 100-percent data Geographic Area: United States.