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Life Between Buildings : Using Public Space

Life Between Buildings : Using Public Space

by Jan Gehl
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597268275

ISBN-13: 2901597268270

Pub. Date: 01/28/2011

Publisher: University of Chicago Press




“. . .thoughtful, beautiful, and enlightening...”
—Jane Jacobs

“This book will have a lasting infl uence on the future quality of public open spaces. By helping us better understand the larger public life of cities, Life between Buildings can only move us toward more lively and healthy public places. Buy this book, fi nd a

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“. . .thoughtful, beautiful, and enlightening...”
—Jane Jacobs

“This book will have a lasting infl uence on the future quality of public open spaces. By helping us better understand the larger public life of cities, Life between Buildings can only move us toward more lively and healthy public places. Buy this book, fi nd a comfortable place to sit in a public park or plaza, begin reading, look around. You will be surprised at how you will start to see (and design) the world differently.”
—Landscape Architecture

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901597268270
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011

Table of Contents

1. Life Between BuildingsThree Types of Outdoor ActivitiesOutdoor Activities and Quality of Outdoor SpaceOutdoor Activities and Architectural TrendsLife Between Buildings--in Current Social Situations 2. Prerequisites for PlanningProcesses and ProjectsSenses, Communication, and DimensionsLife Between Buildings--A Process 3. To Assemble or DisperseTo Assemble or DisperseTo Integrate or SegregateTo invite or repelTo Open Up or Close In 4. Spaces for Walking, Places for StayingSpaces for Walking--Places for Staying

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