Urban Transformation: Understanding City Form and Design / Edition 2

Urban Transformation: Understanding City Form and Design / Edition 2

by Peter Bosselmann
     
 


In articulating new ways of viewing urban areas and how they develop over time, Peter Bosselmann offers a stimulating guidebook for students and professionals engaged in urban design, planning, and architecture. By looking through Bosselmann’s eyes (aided by his analysis of numerous color photos and illustrations) readers will learn to “see”… See more details below

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In articulating new ways of viewing urban areas and how they develop over time, Peter Bosselmann offers a stimulating guidebook for students and professionals engaged in urban design, planning, and architecture. By looking through Bosselmann’s eyes (aided by his analysis of numerous color photos and illustrations) readers will learn to “see” cities anew. His hope is that, with the fresh vision he offers, readers will be empowered to offer inventive new solutions to familiar urban problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597264815
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
11/26/2008
Edition description:
1
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
 
Chapter 1. To Compare: Cities, Size, Scale and Form
Chapter 2.To Observe: Some Observations of Copenhagen's City Form at the Time of Global Change
Chapter 3.To Measure: Vitality, Livability and Sense of Place
Chapter 4.To Transform: Rebuilding the Structure of the Inner City
Chapter 5.To Define: Urban Design Principles for City Streets
Chapter 6.To Model: Authenticity, Modeling, and Entitlement
Chapter 7.To Interpret: A Canvas for an Emerging Commons
Conclusion: Principles of Precedent
 
Bibliography
Index

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