• The Fractured Metropolis: Improving the New City, Restoring the Old City, Reshaping the Region

    The Fractured Metropolis: Improving the New City, Restoring the Old City, Reshaping the Region (Hardback) By (author) Jonathan Barnett

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    DescriptionTargeted 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.


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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: Hardback
    Number of pages: 250
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780064303965
    ISBN 10: 0064303969
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC subject category V2: AMVD
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026030
    DC21: 711.4
    LC classification: HT167.B38
    BISAC V2.8: ARC010000
    Illustrations note
    152ill.
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    Westview Press Inc
    Publication date
    14 May 1995
    Publication City/Country
    Boulder, CO
    Table of contents
    Introduction - the fractured metropolis. Part 1 Improving the new city: accidental cities or new urban centres; suburban sprawl - its prevention and cure; creating communities. Part 2 Restoring the old city: how the metropolis split apart; the entrepreneurial centre; bypassed areas - the new urban frontier; restoring communities. Part 3 Reshaping the metropolitan region: the changing philosophy of planning and design; the elements of city design; a national agenda for action.