Tata McGraw - Hill Education
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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
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