Item #278454 New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community. Peter Katz, Katz, Peter, P, Katz.

New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community

McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, October 1993. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Fair. Item #278454
ISBN: 0070338892

The move to liveable communities--ideal ``small towns'' and neighborhoods where people work, live, play, and walk from place to place--is on. Profit from what a visionary group of architects leading this movement has learned about designing new ``small towns'' in Peter Katz's The New Urbanism. You'll discover the amazing potential for this kind of work as well as case studies, site plans, project analyses, and 180 beautiful photographs. This unique reference also tackles--and answers--the critical issues of crime, health, traffic, environmental degradation, and economic vitality and opens a startling window on the look and feel of future communities. Every designer can profit from this guide to building the utopias of tomorrow--today!

The move to liveable communities--ideal small towns'' and neighborhoods where people work, live, play, and walk from place to place--is on. Profit from what a visionary group of architects leading this movement has learned about designing new small towns'' in Peter Katz's The New Urbanism. You'll discover the amazing potential for this kind of work as well as case studies, site plans, project analyses, and 180 beautiful photographs. This unique reference also tackles--and answers--the critical issues of crime, health, traffic, environmental degradation, and economic vitality and opens a startling window on the look and feel of future communities. Every designer can profit from this guide to building the utopias of tomorrow--today! he edge of the 21st century. Table of Contents: I. Introduction; II. Examples of the New Urbanism: Satellite Towns; New Towns on the Edge; Urban Insertions; Urban Reconstruction; Regional Plan, Policy Studies; III. Appendix, Reference Material. Index. 500 illustrations. dust jacket has small tear on front bottom corner and mild shelf wear and bumping on corners; book has mild shelf wear and bumping on corner and spine

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