New urbanism, toward an architecture of community

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Language: Anglais
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224 p. · 27.9x21.6 cm · Hardback
Looks at "new urbanism", a movement which seeks to bring back the basic amenities that make communities work, such as culturally diverse housing, easy access to work, play and schools, and efficient transportation. The book provides tips and techniques for building the cities of the 21st century.
The Region (Peter Calthorpe) The Neighborhood, the District and the Corridor (Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk) The Street, the Block and the Building (Elizabeth Moule and Stefanos Polyzoides) Planning the American Dream (Todd W. Bressi) Establishing the Urban Pattern Seaside Laguna West Kentlands South Brentwood Village Bamberton Windsor Communications Hill Rosa Vista A New Village in the Suburbs Wellington Reconstructing the Urban Fabric Cite Internationale Downtown Hayward Riviera Beach Rio Vista West Downcity Providence Orange Tree Courts Atlantic Center Mashpee Commons Playa Vista Jackson-Taylor Highland District Clinton Downtown Los Angeles The Architecture of Community (Vincent Scully) PROJECT INFORMATION CONTRIBUTORS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ABOUT THE AUTHOR