Urban Design A Typology of Procedures and Products - Illustrated with over 50 Case Studies
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Description: Urban Design presents a range of 50 international case studies to demonstrate the variety of urban design efforts that have occurred in recent history. This book: . Enables students and professionals to understand the meaning of urban design by presenting an analysis of case studies from the past 5 decades. . Illustrates how urban design guidelines and processes have been used in a broad range of projects around the world. . Helps architects and planners to define their goals and to confidently predict design outcomes. What does the term 'urban design' really mean? It has become a confusing reference with as many different interpretations as there are architects and planners. Unless design professionals can reach a clear consensus as to the nature, purpose and methods of urban design, genuine progress and development within the field is under threat. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, presenting a 3 dimensional model with which to categorise the processes and products involved. Including a broad selection of international case studies, 'Urban Design' is an essential guide to the diversity of leading projects around the globe. It not only defines the subject, but also considers the future direction of the field and what can be learned from the past. Jon Lang is a Professor of Architecture at the Faculty of the Built Environment, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia . Enables students and professionals to understand the meaning of urban design by presenting an analysis of case studies from the past 5 decades. . Illustrates how urban design guidelines and processes have been used in a broad range ofprojects around the world. . Helps architects and planners to define their goals and to confidently predict design outcomes.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $58.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publication date: 10/18/2005
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction: The Argument|
|The Nature Of Urban Design And Urban Designing|
|The Public Realm of cities and urban design|
|Urban Design processes and procedures|
|An Evolving Typology of Urban Design Projects|
|The Traditional Design Professionals Their Product And Urban Design|
|The Products of City Planning and Urban Design|
|The Products of Landscape Architecture and the nature of Urban Design|
|The Products of Architecture and Urban Design|
|The Core Of Urban Design Work- Procedures And Products|
|Total Urban Design|
|All-of-a-Piece Urban Design|
|Piece-by-Piece Urban Design|
|Plug-in Urban Design|
|The Future Of Urban Design|
|Learning from the Case Studies: Current and Future Issues in Urban Design|
|Afterthoughts: Urban Design Field or Profession?|
|References and Bibliography|