Sourcebook of Contemporary Urban Design

Sourcebook of Contemporary Urban Design

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"The Sourcebook of Contemporary Urban Design" is the first large-scale book of its kind to showcase a complete and diverse range of urban architectural innovations worldwide. The more than 300 case studies presented across 600 pages incorporate a diversity of urban space projects, indoor and outdoor, making this lushly illustrated, information-rich book an invaluable resource that architects, architectural students, and urban planners will turn to again and again. Each case study includes a succinct description of the project at hand, listing its name, client, and location, and presenting its unique objectives, challenges, and solutions. Every one also features numerous full-color photographs and detailed renderings of site and floor plans. Finally, each case study provides a full listing of the key creators involved in the project: the design firm and its participating architects, engineers, consultants, and contractors.
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  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 238.76 x 297.18 x 43.18mm | 2,993.69g
  • Harper Design International
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 100 Colour
  • 0062113585
  • 9780062113580
  • 730,161

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Sourcebook of Contemporary Urban Design presents more than 300 noteworthy case studies in its 600 pages, the first large-scale book of its kind to showcase a complete and diverse range of structures worldwide. The case studies incorporate many types of urban space projects, indoor and outdoor, making this lushly illustrated, information-rich book an invaluable resource that architects and architectural students will turn to again and again.

Each case study includes a succinct description of the project at hand, listing its name, client, and location and presenting its unique objectives, challenges, and solutions. Every case study also features numerous full-color photographs and detailed renderings of site and floor plans. Finally, each case study provides a full listing of those involved in the project: the design firm and its participating architects, engineers, consultants, and contractors.
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About Francesc Zamora Mola

Francesc Zamora Mola studied interior architecture in Barcelona and then in San Francisco, where he honed his design skills working with innovative architecture firms. Mr. Zamora lives in Barcelona, where he writes about design and architecture. He is the author of numerous architecture books, including 150 Best Mini Interior Ideas, Star Commercial Spaces, and 150 Best New Apartment Ideas.
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