Sourcebook of Contemporary Urban Design

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Sourcebook of Contemporary Urban Design presents more than 300 noteworthy case studies in its 600 pages, the first large-scale book of its kind to showcase a complete and diverse range of structures worldwide. The case studies incorporate many types of urban space projects, indoor and outdoor, making this lushly illustrated, information-rich book an invaluable resource that architects and architectural students will turn to again and again.

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Overview

Sourcebook of Contemporary Urban Design presents more than 300 noteworthy case studies in its 600 pages, the first large-scale book of its kind to showcase a complete and diverse range of structures worldwide. The case studies incorporate many types of urban space projects, indoor and outdoor, making this lushly illustrated, information-rich book an invaluable resource that architects and architectural students will turn to again and again.

Each case study includes a succinct description of the project at hand, listing its name, client, and location and presenting its unique objectives, challenges, and solutions. Every case study also features numerous full-color photographs and detailed renderings of site and floor plans. Finally, each case study provides a full listing of those involved in the project: the design firm and its participating architects, engineers, consultants, and contractors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062113580
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/3/2012
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 1,428,349
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Francesc Zamora Mola works for Loft Publications, where he is the author of numerous architecture and interior design books, including The Sourcebook of Contemporary Urban Design, 150 Best New Apartment Ideas, The Art of Landscape Architecture, and Star Landscape Architecture. Formerly an architect in San Francisco, he currently lives and works in Barcelona, Spain.

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