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Charter of the New Urbanism

ISBN-10: 0071806075

ISBN-13: 9780071806077

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Congress for the New Urbanism Staff, Emily Talen

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The principles of New Urbanism--revisedCharter of the New Urbanism, Second Edition re-introduces the principles of New Urbanism, now updated to reflect the realities of the 21st century. The book's numerous contributors, which include Andrés Duany (co-author of McGraw-Hill Professional'sThe Smart Growth Manual) and Peter Calthorpe (author ofUrbanism in the Age of Climate Change), discuss planning/design strategies that range from large-scale—regional—to small-scale—blocks, streets, and buildings. Revealing case studies pinpoint urban problems and propose alternative solutions.New to this EditionAll chapters have been revised to respond to changes in urbanism over the past 20 yearsNew commentaries – 30 new authors offer commentary on the original Charter principlesNew concepts – Retrofitting Suburbia, the Transect, Form-based coding, and Tactical Urbanism, and moreAll new illustrations
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 5/31/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English