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Urban Design Handbook: Techniques and Working Methods / Edition 1
     

Urban Design Handbook: Techniques and Working Methods / Edition 1

by Urban Design Associates
 

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ISBN-10: 0393731065

ISBN-13: 2900393731063

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

A comprehensive, beautifully designed guide to the complex process of urban design.

From an important urban design and architecture firm comes this manual for urban designers, based on the firm's in-house practice and procedures. Covering the process from basic principles to developed design, this invaluable book can serve as an introductory course in urbanism as

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A comprehensive, beautifully designed guide to the complex process of urban design.

From an important urban design and architecture firm comes this manual for urban designers, based on the firm's in-house practice and procedures. Covering the process from basic principles to developed design, this invaluable book can serve as an introductory course in urbanism as well as an operations handbook for architects, planners, developers, and public officials. 200 color illustrations.

Author Biography: Urban Design Associates is a Pittsburgh-based national practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900393731063
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Foreword 9

Introduction: The Firm 11

Chapter 1 Principles for Urban Design 17

Chapter 2 Urban Structure: Frameworks and Development Patterns 29

Chapter 3 Designing the Process 59

Chapter 4 The Urban Design Process: Phase One - Understanding 81

Chapter 5 The Urban Design Process: Phase Two - Exploring 119

Chapter 6 The Urban Design Process: Phase Three - Deciding What to Do 135

Chapter 7 UDA Implementation Tools 147

Chapter 8 Visualizing Urban Design 163

Chapter 9 Architecture for Urbanism: Designing from the Outside In 189

Appendices A UDA's Filing System - Overview and General Filing Procedures 208

B UDA's Image/Graphic and Publication Filing System 212

C UDA's Digital Software Programs 216

D Graphic Guidelines 219

E How to Draw a UDA Illustrative Plan 220

F How to Draw a UDA Digital Plan 224

G UDA Color Palettes 228

H Site and Precedent Photography Tips and Tricks 232

Index 236

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