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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Regulating Place

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Overview

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203998038
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 1/13/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Eran Ben-Joseph holds the Career Development Chair in MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning. He is the co-author of Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities.
Terry S. Szold is a land use planning consultant and adjunct professor at MIT. She is the co-editor of Smart Growth.
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Table of Contents

1 On standards 1
2 Design standards : whose meanings? 17
3 The political economy of urban design standards 45
4 Standardizing public housing 67
5 Local regulations and housing affordability 103
6 Using and misusing law to design the public realm 115
7 Sidewalk democracy : municipalities and the regulation of public space 141
8 Facing subdivision regulations 167
9 The voluntary city : choice, community, and civil society 189
10 The benefits of non-zoning 203
11 Protecting Palos Verdes : the dark side of the bourgeois utopia 233
12 From pollution control to place making : the role of environmental regulation in creating communities place 253
13 Role of environmental regulation in shaping the built and natural environment 271
14 Regulating as if humans matter : the transect and post-suburban planning 293
15 Substituting information for regulation : in search of an alternative approach to shaping urban design 333
16 Afterword : the changing regulatory template 359
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