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Charter of the New Urbanism, Paperback / softback Book

Charter of the New Urbanism Paperback / softback


Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE PRINCIPLES OF NEW URBANISM--FULLY REVISEDThe Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities, and healthier living conditions.

Thoroughly updated to cover the latest environmental, economic, and social implications of urban design, Charter of the New Urbanism, Second Edition features insightful writing from 62 authors on each of the Charter's principles.

Real-world case studies, plans, and examples are included throughout. This pioneering guide explains how to restore urban centers, reconfigure sprawling suburbs, conserve environmental assets, and preserve our built legacy.

It examines communities at three separate but interdependent levels:The region: Metropolis, city, and townNeighborhood, district, and corridorBlock, street, and buildingFeaturing new photos and illustrations, this practical, up-to-date resource is invaluable for design professionals, developers, planners, elected officials, and citizen activists. New coverage includes:Urban-to-Rural TransectForm-based codesLight Imprint community designRetrofitting suburbiaTactical UrbanismCanons of Sustainable Architecture and UrbanismAnd much moreEssays by:Randall ArendtG.

B. ArringtonJonathan BarnettStephanie BothwellPeter CalthorpeThomas J.

ComittaVictor DoverAndres DuanyDouglas FarrGeoffrey FerrellRay GindrozKen GreenbergJacky GrimshawDouglas KelbaughLeon KrierWalter KulashBill LennertzWilliam LiebermanWendy MorrisElizabeth MouleJohn O.

NorquistMyron OrfieldElizabeth Plater-ZyberkStefanos PolyzoidesShelley R.

PotichaMark M. SchimmentiDaniel SolomonLaurie VolkRobert D. YaroTodd ZimmermanCommentaries by:Laurence AurbachKaid BenfieldPhillip BessHoward BlacksonHazel BorysPatrick CondonAnn DaigleEllen Dunham-JonesEthan GoffmanRichard Allen HallTony HissJennifer HurleyJames Howard KunstlerGianni LongoTom LowMichael LydonJohn MassengaleMichael MehaffyAnne Vernez MoudonSteven MouzonPaul MurrainNathan NorrisRussell PrestonHenry R.

RichmondDaniel SloneSandy SorlienRobert SteutevilleGalina TachievaEmily TalenDhiru ThadaniMarc A.

WeissJune Williamson


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages, 100 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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  • Category: Urban communities
  • ISBN: 9780071806077

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