Public Places - Urban Spaces
Public Places Urban Spaces, 2e, is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2,500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1,500 students on undergraduate courses in the same subject.
The 2e of this tried and trusted textbook has been updated with relevant case studies to show students how principles have been put into practice. The book is now in full color and in a larger format, so students and lecturers get a much stronger visual package and easy-to-use layout, enabling them to more easily practically apply principles of urban design to their projects.
Sustainability is the driving factor in urban regeneration and new urban development, and the new edition is focused on best sustainable design and practice. Public Places Urban Spaces is a must-have purchase for those on urban design courses and for professionals who want to update and refresh their knowledge.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Contexts for UrbanDesign
The Perceptual Dimension
The Social Dimension
The Functional Dimension
The Temporal Dimension Time Cycles The MarchofTime Managing ChangeOver Time
The Development Process
The Control Process
The Communication Process
HolisticUrbanDesign QuestioningUrban Design
Other editions - View all
activities Adapted aesthetic andthe architecture argues behaviour building’s buildings built environment Camillo Sitte canbe centre Chapter complex contemporary context create culdesac cultural density dimension discussed distinction Dongtan economic edge cities elements environmental example facade Figure floorscape fromthe function gentrification grid groups Image impact increasingly individual infrastructure integrated interaction inthe involves landscape layouts locations Lynch Matthew Carmona Modernist movement neighbourhoods ofthe ofurban onthe opportunities organisation parking peak oil pedestrian people’s physical place identity placemaking planning potential Poundbury privatisation public realm public space ratherthan reduce residential road scale seeChapter sense smart growth social Space Syntax spatial squares Steve Tiesdell street furniture street patterns structure suchas superblock sustainable tobe tothe townscape traditional traffic typically urban areas urban blocks urban design urban environment urban form urban space Urbanists users visual withthe