Urban design: Street and Square / Edition 3

Urban design: Street and Square / Edition 3

by Cliff Moughtin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750657170

ISBN-13: 9780750657174

Pub. Date: 05/15/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book, part of a series of four, offers a detailed analysis of urban design, covering the streets, squares and buildings that make up the public face of towns and cities. It outlines the theory of the principal features of urban design from which method is developed and provides a better understanding of the main elements of urban design. This includes the

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This book, part of a series of four, offers a detailed analysis of urban design, covering the streets, squares and buildings that make up the public face of towns and cities. It outlines the theory of the principal features of urban design from which method is developed and provides a better understanding of the main elements of urban design. This includes the arrangement, design and details of the streets and squares, and the roles they play in city planning. This third edition includes chapters on "Sustainable Urban Design" and "Visual Analysis", introducing the latest theories and influences in the field and bringing greater practical significance to the book. Cliff Moughtin explores the street and square in terms of function, structure and symbolism and examines fine examples in their historical context. These are set against the background of the laws of urban design composition, culled from Renaissance and modern writers. Gain an understanding of the detail of urban design from towns and buildings to squares and streets Learn from examples in their historical context and see the evolution of urban design New chapters provide help relate theory to practice

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750657174
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/15/2003
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.73(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Urban Design and People; Basic Design Concepts; Towns and Buildings; The Square or Plaza; Streets; Seafront, River and Canal, (including the addition of the Waterfront development in Barcelona as a case study); Sustainable Urban Design; Visual Analysis; Case Studies in Urban Design (including the addition of the Brayford area of Lincoln as a case study); Conclusion; Bibliography; Figure Sources; Index.

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