ISBN 9781259002908,Time-Saver Standards For Urban Design

Time-Saver Standards For Urban Design



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9781259002908

ISBN-10 125900290X


Number of Pages 896 Pages
Language (English)


Time-Saver Standards for Urban Design covers the full-spectrum of allied disciplines such as transportation planning, bioregionalism, storm water management, parking, universal design, urban acoustics, and graphics. It provides a single-source for the key reference articles on urban design and physical planning of cities, including social, environmental and economic data. This inaugural volume on the topic of urban design in the Time-Saver Standard series is written for easy reference by urban planners and designers, architects, landscape professionals, environmental engineers, civil and transportation engineers, as well as municipal government and planning officials. This ?soon to be a classic? provides a one-volume reference that is indispensable for urban design policy and practice. It is equally valuable for the urban studies educators and students of architecture, urban design and planning. About the Author DONALD WATSON FAIA, is Professor and Dean Emeritus of the School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York and honored as ASCA Distinguished Professor, 2002. Table of Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1: Context of Urbanization Chapter 2: Classic Texts of Urban Design Chapter 3: Urban Design History and Theory Chapter 4: Principles and Practices of Urban Design Chapter 5: Regional and Urban-Wide Scale Chapter 6: Elements of the City Chapter 7: Urban Design Details Chapter 8: Case Studies in Urban Design Index