The Code of the City: Standards and the Hidden Language of Place Making

The Code of the City: Standards and the Hidden Language of Place Making

by Eran Ben-Joseph
     
 

Traces the evolution of urban development codes and standards, examines their effect on city planning and design, and proposes alternatives that will encourage innovation.See more details below

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Traces the evolution of urban development codes and standards, examines their effect on city planning and design, and proposes alternatives that will encourage innovation.

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"[The book] does a commendable job of combining environmental consciousness, a general awareness of New Urbanism's principles, and a detailed knowledge of how conventional approaches to development and regulation have failed,not only in the US but worldwide." New Urban News
New Urban News

[The book] does a commendable job of combining environmental consciousness, a general awareness of New Urbanism's principles, and a detailed knowledge of how conventional approaches to development and regulation have failed,
not only in the US but worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262025881
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Series:
Urban and Industrial Environments
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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"[The book] does a commendable job of combining environmental consciousness, a general awareness of New Urbanism's principles, and a detailed knowledge of how conventional approaches to development and regulation have failed, not only in the US but worldwide." New Urban News

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