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    Description" The accomplished urban designer Jonathan Barnett devotes his latest book to exploring ways of ameliorating the split between the old city, ' which used to be the center of things, and the new city' on the metropolitan periphery. Barnett discusses an impressively broad variety of recent plans and designs for controlling sprawl, improving urban centers and edge cities, and fitting new buildings in with old. One of the best available overviews of how urban and metropolitan design issues are currently being dealt with." - "Progressive Architecture" " Because Jonathan Barnett is a gifted practitioner, an experienced and knowing urban designer, as well as distinguished teacher and author his books on urban design and history, theory and practice are extraordinarily useful for both lay persons and professional readers." -- "Journal of the American Planning Association" Targeted at architects, students, urban designers and planners, landscape architects, and city and regional officials ," The Fractured Metropolis" provides a thorough analysis of not only cities but also the entire metropolitan region, considering how both are intrinsically linked and influence one other. Jonathan Barnett, an urban designer and architect who has worked for cities throughout the United States, teaches architecture and urban design at City College.


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    Title
    The Fractured Metropolis
    Subtitle
    Improving the New City, Restoring the Old City, Reshaping the Region
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jonathan Barnett
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 457 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780064302227
    ISBN 10: 0064302229
    Classifications

    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    BIC subject category V2: AMVD
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    BISAC V2.8: ART000000
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026030
    DC22: 307.76/0973
    LC classification: HT167 .B38 1996
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 307.76
    DC21: 711.4
    LC classification: HT167.B38
    BISAC V2.8: ARC010000
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    plans, maps, drawings, photographs
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins
    Publication date
    05 September 1996
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Jonathan Barnett, an urban designer and architect who has worked for cities throughout the United States, teaches architecture and urban design at City College.
    Back cover copy
    The accomplished urban designer Jonathan Barnett devotes his latest book to exploring ways of ameliorating the split between the 'old city', which used to be the center of things, and the 'new city' on the metropolitan periphery. Barnett discusses an impressively broad variety of recent plans and designs for controlling sprawl, improving urban centers and edge cities, and fitting new buildings in with old.