Redesigning Cities: Principles, Practice, Implementation

Redesigning Cities: Principles, Practice, Implementation


By (author) Jonathan Barnett

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  • Publisher: American Planning Association
  • Format: Paperback | 312 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 251mm x 15mm | 544g
  • Publication date: 30 October 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Chicago
  • ISBN 10: 1884829708
  • ISBN 13: 9781884829703
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, maps
  • Sales rank: 848,071

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First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Jonathan Barnett, a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the American Institute of Certified Planners, is a professor of practice in city and regional planning and director of the urban design program at the University of Pennsylvania. He has worked as an urban design consultant for many cities and is the author of "Smart Growth in a Changing World," also published by the American Planning Association.

Table of contents

1 The New Politics of Urban Design Part 1 Principles 2 Community--life takes place on foot 3 Liviability--urbanism old & new 4 Mobility--parking, transit & urban form 5 Equity--deconcentrating poverty, affordable housing, & environmental justice 6 Sustainability--smart growth versus sprawl Part 2 Practice 7 Designing new neighbourhoods 8 Reinventing inner-city neighbourhoods 9 Restoring and enhancing neighbourhoods 10 Redesigning commercial corridors 11 Turning edge cities into real cities 12 Keeping downtowns competitive Part 3 Implementation 13 Designing the public environment 14 Shaping cities through development regulations 15 Organization structures for urban design