Convivial Urban Spaces: Creating Effective Public Places

Convivial Urban Spaces: Creating Effective Public Places

by Henry Shaftoe

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ISBN-13: 9781136568961
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/04/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 24 MB
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About the Author

Henry Shaftoe is a senior lecturer, specializing in safer, better neighbourhoods, at the University of the West of England. He has also worked as a consultant with the Safe Neighbourhoods Unit (a national not-for-profit organization) and undertakes research into many aspects of urban safety and quality of life.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1. Public Spaces - Why Have Them and Who Are They For?  2. What Makes a Space Convivial?  3. How Can One Create and Sustain Successful Public Spaces?  4. Conclusion:The Constituents of Conviviality  References and Bibliography  Index

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