Planning and Urban Design Standards / Edition 1

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Overview

The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design

Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design.

Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition is packed with more than 1,400 informative illustrations and includes the latest rules of thumb for designing and evaluating any land-use scheme—from street plantings to new subdivisions. Students find real help understanding all the practical information on the physical aspects of planning and urban design they are required to know, including:
* Plans and plan making
* Environmental planning and management
* Building types
* Transportation
* Utilities
* Parks and open space, farming, and forestry
* Places and districts
* Design considerations
* Projections and demand analysis
* Impact assessment
* Mapping
* Legal foundations
* Growth management preservation, conservation, and reuse
* Economic and real estate development

Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information for various types of plans, environmental factors and hazards, building types, transportation planning, and mapping and GIS. In addition, expert advice guides readers on practical and graphical skills, such as mapping, plan types, and transportation planning.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Steiner and Butler present a student edition of a text on planning and urban design standards, derived from the full edition published in 2006." (Book News, February 2008)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471760900
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/29/2006
  • Series: Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series , #6
  • Edition description: Student Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 1,128,727
  • Product dimensions: 9.19 (w) x 11.32 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION is a Chicago-based, nonprofit, public interest, and research organization representing 30,000 practicing planners, officials, and citizens involved with urban and rural planning issues.

FREDERICK R. STEINER is the Dean of the School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin. He is on the advisory boards for Planning and Urban Design Standards and Landscape Architecture Graphic Standards (both from Wiley).

KENT BUTLER is Associate Dean of Research and Chair of the planning program at the School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part 1: PLANS AND PLAN MAKING.

PLAN MAKING.

Plan Making.

TYPES OF PLANS.

Comprehensive Plans.

Urban Design Plans.

Regional Plans.

Neighborhood Plans.

Transportation Plans.

Housing Plans.

Economic Development Plans.

Parks and Open-Space Plans.

Critical and Sensitive Areas Plans.

PARTICIPATION.

Role of Participation.

Stakeholder Identification.

Surveys.

Community Visioning.

Charrettes.

Public Meetings.

Public Hearings.

Computer-Based Public Participation.

Part 2: ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW.

Environmental Planning Considerations.

AIR.

Air Quality.

Air Sheds.

Heat Islands.

WATER.

Hydrologic Cycle.

Watersheds.

Aquifers.

Rivers and Streams.

Floodplains and Riparian Corridors.

Wetlands.

Beach and Dune Systems.

Estuaries, Flats, and Marshes.

LAND.

Slope, Relief, and Aspect.

Soils Classification and Mechanics.

Habitat Patches, Corridors, and Matrix.

Biodiversity Protection.

HAZARDS.

Flood Hazards.

Erosion and Sedimentation.

Hurricanes and Coastal Storms.

Landslides.

Sinkholes and Subsidence.

Earthquakes.

Wildfires.

Hazardous Materials.

Tsunamis and Seiches.

Noise and Vibration.

Part 3: STRUCTURES.

BUILDING TYPES.

Residential Types.

Single-Family Detached.

Single-Family Attached.

Multifamily Low-Rise.

Multifamily Mid-Rise.

Multifamily High-Rise.

Manufactured Housing.

Office Buildings.

Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

Medical Facilities.

TRANSPORTATION.

Sidewalks.

Hierarchy of Streets and Roads.

Street Networks and Street Connectivity.

Vehicle Turning Radii.

Traffic Calming.

Pedestrian-Friendly Streets.

Parking Lot Design.

On-Street Bikeways.

Multiuser Trails.

Transit Systems.

UTILITIES.

Waste Management.

Wastewater.

Stormwater Runoff and Recharge.

Water Supply.

Wireless Infrastructure Overview.

PARKS AND OPEN SPACE.

Types of Parks.

Greenways and Trails.

Conservation Areas.

Playgrounds.

FARMING AND FORESTRY.

Farms.

Feedlots.

Forestry.

Part 4: PLACES AND PLACEMAKING.

REGIONS.

Regions.

PLACES AND DISTRICTS.

Neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Centers.

Historic Districts.

Waterfronts.

Arts Districts.

Industrial Parks.

Office Parks.

Main Streets.

DEVELOPMENT TYPES.

Mixed-Use Development.

Transit-Oriented Development.

Conservation Development.

Infill Development.

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS.

Environmental Site Analysis.

Urban Analysis.

Scale and Density.

Safety.

Walkability.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design—LEED.

Streetscape.

Part 5: ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES.

PROJECTIONS AND DEMAND ANALYSIS.

Population Projections.

Economic Base and Econometric Projections.

Housing Needs Assessment.

Parks, Recreation, and Open-Space Needs Assessment.

IMPACT ASSESSMENT.

Environmental Impact Assessment.

Fiscal Impact Assessment.

Traffic Impact Studies.

MAPPING.

Mapping Data Overview.

Aerial Photographs and Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles.

U.S. Geological Survey Topographic Maps.

Property Maps in Modern Cadastres.

Census Data and Demographic Mapping.

Remote Sensing and Satellite Image Classification.

Geographic Information Systems.

VISUALIZATION.

Visualization Overview.

Montage Visualization.

Three-Dimensional Visualization.

Visual Preference Techniques.

Part 6: IMPLEMENTATION TECHNIQUES.

LEGAL FOUNDATIONS.

Planning Law Overview.

Property Rights, Police Power, Nuisance, and Vested Rights.

Due Process and Equal Protection.

Freedom of Religion and Expression.

Eminent Domain,Takings, and Exactions.

Federal Legislation.

State Enabling Legislation.

Zoning Regulation.

Subdivision Regulation.

Planned Unit Development.

Innovations in Local Zoning Regulations.

Sign Regulation.

GROWTH MANAGEMENT.

Adequate Public Facilities and Concurrency Management.

Urban Growth Areas.

Development Impact Fees.

Transfer and Purchase of Development Rights.

PRESERVATION,CONSERVATION, AND REUSE.

Open-Space Preservation Techniques.

Farmland Preservation.

Land Evaluation and Site Assessment.

Viewshed Protection.

Historic Structures.

Brownfields.

ECONOMIC AND REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT.

Capital Improvement Programs.

Tax Increment Financing.

Financing Methods and Techniques.

Financial Planning and Analysis:The Pro Forma.

Resources.

Planning Resources.

Graphic Symbols and Drawing Annotations.

Index.

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