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Charter of the New Urbanism, 2nd Edition

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ISBN-10: 0071806075

ISBN-13: 9780071806077

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Emily Talen, Congress for the New Urbanism

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/31/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.30" wide x 10.70" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.080

Congress for the New Urbanism is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions.Emily Talen, Editor, is a Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University (ASU), Director of the Phoenix Urban Research Lab (PURL) at ASU, and Co-Editor of the Journal of Urbanism.