Public Places Urban Spaces: The Dimensions of Urban Design (Paperback)
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Short Description for Public Places Urban Spaces An introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. It enables the students and lecturers to practically apply principles of urban design to their projects. It focuses on sustainable design and practice. It is suitable for those on urban design courses and for professionals who want to update and refresh their knowledge.
- Published: 25 August 2010
- Format: Paperback 408 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781856178273 ISBN 10: 1856178277
- Sales rank: 54,711
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Full description for Public Places Urban Spaces
"Public Places Urban Spaces", 2/e is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1500 students on undergraduate courses in the same subject. The second edition of this tried and trusted textbook has been updated with relevant case studies to show students how principles have been put into practice. The book is now in full colour and a larger format, so students and lecturers get a much stronger visual package and easy to use layout, enabling them to more easily practically apply principles of urban design to their projects. Sustainability is the driving factor in urban regeneration and new urban development, and the new edition is focused on best sustainable design and practice. "Public Places Urban Spaces" is a must-have purchase for those on urban design courses and for professionals who want to update and refresh their knowledge. This is a tried and tested textbook in urban design, giving a comprehensive introduction to the principles and theory of urban design. It features new and key focus on trends in sustainable design. It is now full colour to better visually demonstrate to students the application of design principles.