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Design review : challenging urban aesthetic control

Author: Brenda Case Scheer; Wolfgang F E Preiser
Publisher: New York : Chapman & Hall, 1994.
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Though aesthetic legislation is now common practice in most cities and jurisdictions, the architecture literature has failed to address the issues and problems in this area. This volume corrects this omission by offering guidelines on creating and administering a design review program.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Design review.
New York : Chapman & Hall, 1994
(OCoLC)623300143
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Case Scheer; Wolfgang F E Preiser
ISBN: 0412983516 9780412983511 0412991616 9780412991615
OCLC Number: 30546320
Description: xxi, 219 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the debate on design review / Brenda Case Scheer --
Democracy and design / John Delafons --
Reviewing new design in historic districts / Ellen Beasley --
Can the process of architectural design review withstand legal scrutiny? / Richard Tseng-yu Lai --
The abuse of discretionary power / Brian W. Blaesser --
Design review and conservation in England : historical development and contemporary relationships / John V. Punter --
Design review from the inside / Bernard J. Frieden --
Discovering suburban values through design review / Gary Hack --
Design review comes to Phoenix / Grady Gammage, Jr. --
Santa Fe styles and townscapes : the search for authenticity / Harry Moul --
Transforming suburbia : the case study of Bellevue, Washington / Mark L. Hinshaw --
Discretionary design review : shaping downtown Cincinnati / Hayden May --
The New England life : design review in Boston / Allan D. Wallis. Place-making and design review / Michael Hough --
Carbuncles, columns, and pyramids : lay and expert evaluations of contextual design strategies / Linda N. Groat --
Local architectural language and contextualism / Anthony D. Radford --
Disciplinary society and the myth of aesthetic justice / Patrick J. Pouler --
Private design review in edge city / David J. Baab --
Battery Park City : an American dream of urbanism / Francis P. Russell.
Responsibility: edited by Brenda Case Scheer & Wolfgang F.E. Preiser.
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