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Seeing the Better City How to Explore, Observe, and Improve Urban Space

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ISBN-10: 161091774X

ISBN-13: 9781610917742

Edition: 2016

Authors: Charles R. Wolfe

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In order to understand and improve cities today, personal observation remains as important as ever.  While big data, digital mapping, and simulated cityscapes are valuable tools for understanding urban space, using them without on-the-ground, human impressions risks creating places that do not reflect authentic local context. Seeing the Better City brings our attention back to the real world right in front of us, focusing it once more on the sights, sounds, and experiences of place in order to craft policies, plans, and regulations to shape better urban environments.Through clear prose and vibrant photographs, Charles Wolfe shows those who experience cities how they might catalog the…    
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 2/2/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.90" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English