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The Urban Design Reader free pdf Essential reading for students and practitioners of urban design, this collection of essays introduces the 6 dimensions of urban design through a range of the most important classic and contemporary key texts. Urban design as a form of place making has become an increasingly significant area of academic endeavour, of public policy and professional practice. Compiled by the authors of the best selling Public Places Urban Spaces, this indispensable guide includes all the crucial definitions and various understandings of the subject, as well as a practical look at how to implement urban design that readers will need to refer to time and time again. Uniquely, the selections of essays that include the works of Gehl, Jacobs, and Cullen, are presented substantially in their original form, and the truly accessible dip-in-and-out format will enable readers to form a deeper, practical understanding of urban design.

About Professor Matthew Carmona

He is currently a member of the RTPI General Assembly. He is on the editorial board of 'Urban Design Quarterly', is Book Reviews Editor for the 'Journal of Urban Design', and series editor for the 'Design in the Built Environment' research text series from Ashgate.

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Author : Professor Matthew Carmona
Publisher : Architectural Press
Data Published : 08 December 2006
ISBN : 0750665319
EAN : 9780750665315
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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