Planning and Urban Design Standards / Edition 1

Planning and Urban Design Standards / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0471760900
ISBN-13:
9780471760900
Pub. Date:
09/29/2006
Publisher:
Wiley
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Planning and Urban Design Standards / Edition 1

The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design

Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design.

Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition is packed with more than 1,400 informative illustrations and includes the latest rules of thumb for designing and evaluating any land-use scheme—from street plantings to new subdivisions. Students find real help understanding all the practical information on the physical aspects of planning and urban design they are required to know, including:

  • Plans and plan making
  • Environmental planning and management
  • Building types
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Parks and open space, farming, and forestry
  • Places and districts
  • Design considerations
  • Projections and demand analysis
  • Impact assessment
  • Mapping
  • Legal foundations
  • Growth management preservation, conservation, and reuse
  • Economic and real estate development

Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information for various types of plans, environmental factors and hazards, building types, transportation planning, and mapping and GIS. In addition, expert advice guides readers on practical and graphical skills, such as mapping, plan types, and transportation planning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471760900
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/29/2006
Series: Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series , #6
Edition description: Student Edition
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 433,297
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Publisher's Note.

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

User's Guide.

PART 1. PLANS AND PLAN MAKING.

Plan Making.

Plan Making.

Types of Plans.

Comprehensive Plans.

Urban Design Plans.

Regional Plans.

Neighborhood Plans.

Downtown Plans.

Corridor Plans.

Redevelopment Area Plans.

Transportation Plans.

Housing Plans.

Economic Development Plans.

Community Facilities Plans.

Parks and Open Space Plans.

Critical and Sensitive Areas Plans.

Hazard Mitigation Plans.

Participation.

Role of Participation.

Stakeholder Identification.

Surveys.

Asset Mapping.

Community Visioning.

Charrettes.

Public Meetings.

Public Hearings.

Public Notice.

Computer-Based Public Participation.

Facilitation.

Consensus Building and Dispute Resolution.

Planning Movements.

The Landscape Tradition.

Engineering Livable Cities.

Garden Cities.

City Beautiful.

Practical Planning.

Regionalism, 1910 To 1940.

Public Housing and Urban Renewal.

Measuring and Modeling.

Advocacy and Equity Planning.

Urban Growth and Environmental Concerns.

Statewide Land-Use Planning Programs.

Redesigning Downtown.

Renewed Neighborhoods, New Towns, and New Urbanism.

New Regionalism: Environment, Politics, and Planning.

Environmental Justice.

Sustainability.

Healthy Cities and Communities.

PART 2: ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT.

Environmental Management Overview.

Environmental Planning Considerations.

Air.

Air quality.

Air Sheds.

Heat Islands.

Water.

Hydrologic Cycle.

Watersheds.

Aquifers.

Groundwater Movement and Recharge.

Rivers and Streams.

Floodplains and Riparian Corridors.

River and Stream Restoration.

Types Of Wetlands.

Wetlands Delineation.

Wetlands Mitigation.

Beach and Dune Systems.

Estuaries, Flats, and Marshes.

Land.

Soils Classification and Mechanics.

Slope, Relief, and Aspect.

Habitat Patches, Corridors, and Matrix.

Disturbance Zones.

Biodiversity Protection.

Invasive Species.

Hazards.

Flood Hazards.

Erosion and sedimentation.

Hurricanes and Coastal Storms.

Landslides.

Sinkholes and Subsidence.

Earthquakes.

Wildfires.

Underground Leaks.

Hazardous Materials.

Seiches and Tsunamis.

Noise and Vibration.

Multihazards.

PART 3: STRUCTURES.

Building Types.

Residential Types.

Single-Family Detached.

Singlr-Family Attached.

Multifamily Low-Rise.

Multifamily Mid-Rise.

Multifamily High-Rise.

Manufactured Housing.

Office Buildings.

Warehouse and Distribution Facilities.

Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

Fire and Rescue Stations.

Police stations.

Medical Facilities.

Transportation.

Sidewalks.

Hierarchy of Streets and Roads.

Street Networks and Street Connectivity.

Alleys and Driveways.

Vehicle Turning Radii.

Traffic Calming.

Pedestrian Friendly Streets.

Considerations For Determining Parking Ratios.

Shared Parking.

Passenger Vehicle Dimensions For Parking Design.

Vehicle Circulation For Parking Design .

Parking Space Dimensions.

Parking Lot Design.

On-Street Bikeways.

Multiuser Trails.

Transit Planning Process.

Bus Transit.

Bus Rapid Transit.

Rail Transit.

Intermodal amd Multimodal Transit Facilities.

Airport and Land-Use Interface.

Airside.

Landside.

Utilities.

Waste Management Overview.

Transfer Stations.

Landfills.

Incinerators.

Waste Diversion.

Hazardous Waste Management.

Composting .

Wastewater Overview.

Wastewater Collection Systems.

Wastewater Treatment.

Natural Wastewater Treatment System.

Stormwater Overview, Runoff, and Recharge.

Stormwater Treatment.

Stormwater Drainage and Flood Management.

Water Supply.

Water Treatment.

Water Storage and Distribution.

Water Conservation.

Wireless Infrastructure Overview.

Co-Location Of Wireless Equipment.

Signage.

Signs Generally.

On-Premise Signs.

Legal Issues in Sign Regulation.

Parks and Open Space.

Types of Parks.

Greenways and Trails.

Conservation Areas.

Playgrounds.

Farming and Forestry.

Farms.

Feedlots.

Forestry.

PART 4: PLACES AND PLACEMAKING.

Regions.

Regions.

Theories of City Form.

Urban Pattern Theories.

Urban Morphology.

Life-Cycle Model of Land-Use Change.

Early Theories: Concentric Zones, Sector Theory, and Multiple Nuclei.

Recent Theories: Dispersed City, Edge City, and Peripheral City.

Places and Districts.

Neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Centers.

Physical Structure Of Downtowns.

Commercial Corridors.

Historic Districts.

Waterfronts.

Specialty Retail Districts.

Sexually Oriented Businesses.

Arts Districts.

Convention Center Districts.

Industrial Parks.

Office Parks.

Main Streets.

Development Types.

Mixed-Use Development .

Transit-Oriented Development.

Conservation Developments.

Infill Development.

HOPE VI.

Design Considerations.

Environmental Site Analysis.

Urban Analysis.

Scale and Density.

Safety.

Walkability.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design—LEED.

Energy-Efficient Development.

Green Infrastructure.

Wayfinding Systems.

Streetscape.

PART 5: ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES.

Projections and Demand Analysis.

Population Projections.

Economic Base and Econometric Projections.

Housing Needs Assessment.

Parks, Recrreation, and Open Space Needs Assessment.

Impact Assessment.

Environmental Impact Assessment.

Fiscal Impact Assessment.

Traffic Impact Assessment.

Transit Impact Assessment.

Traffic Sheds.

Mapping.

Mapping Data Overview.

Aerial Photographs and Digital Orthophoto Quadeangles.

U.S. Geological Survey Topographic Maps.

Property Maps in Modern Cadastre.

Census Data and Demographic Mapping.

Remote Sensing and Satellite Image Classification.

Geographic Information Systems.

Visualization.

Visualization Overview.

Montage Visualization.

Three-Dimensional Visualization.

Visual Preference Techniques .

PART 6: IMPLEMENTATION TECHNIQUES.

Legal Foundations.

Planning Law Overview.

Property Rights, Police Power, Nuisance, and Vested Rights.

Due Process and Equal Protection.

Freedom of Religion and Expression.

Eminent Domain, Takings, and Exactions.

Clean Air Act.

Clean Water Act.

National Environmental Policy Act.

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation, and Liability Act.

Endangered Species Act.

Safe Drinking Water Act.

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

Current Federal Transportation Laws.

Federal Housing  and Community Development Laws.

Federal Disaster Law.

Other Federal Laws.

State Enabling Legislation.

State Environmental Policy Acts.

Zoning Regulation.

Subdivision Regulation.

Planned Unit Development.

Innovations in Local Regulations.

Growth Management.

Adequate Public Facilities and Concurrency management.

Urban Growth Areas.

Development Impact Fees.

Transfer and Purchase of Development Rights.

Smart Growth Audits.

Transportation and Land Use Connection.

Preservation, Conservation, and Reuse.

Open-Space Preservation Techniques.

Farmland Preservation.

Land Evaluation and Site Assessment.

Viewshed Protection.

Historic Structures.

Military Base Conversion.

Brownfields.

Rails To Trails.

Revitalization and Economic Development.

Capital Improvements Programming.

Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities.

Tax Increment Financing.

Planned Manufacturing Districts.

Redevelopment Agencies.

Business Improvement Districts.

Current Planning.

Development Services.

Staff Reports and Development Proposals.

Site Plan Review.

Design Guidelines.

Real Estate Development.

Financing Methods and Techniques.

Financial Planning and Analysis: The Pro Forma.

Development and Approval Process.

Resources.

APA Divisions and Chapters.

The Planning Accreditation Board's Accredited University Planning Programs.

Land-Based Classification Standards

Graphic Symbols and Drawing Annotations. 

National Planning Award Winners.

Index.

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