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Living streets : strategies for crafting public space

Author: Lesley Bain; Barbara Gray; Dave Rodgers
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written for teams of engineers, transportation planners, landscape architects, and urban planners, this book provides a broad overview of the growing approach towards complete and sustainable street design. Its contents present the background on modern street design and where it has failed, describe a series of street typologies, and demonstrate, through geographically diverse case studies, the applicable lessons
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley Bain; Barbara Gray; Dave Rodgers
ISBN: 9780470903810 0470903813 9781118180082 1118180089 9781118180099 1118180097 9781118181812 1118181816 9781118182000 1118182006 9781118182017 1118182014
OCLC Number: 749857747
Description: xvi, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 x 26 cm
Contents: Placemaking in the public right-of-way --
Mobility --
Natural systems --
Elements --
Influences --
Typologies --
Case studies --
What's next.
Responsibility: Lesley Bain, Barbara Gray, Dave Rodgers.

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"A chief purpose of Living Streets is to encourage designers to see streets as "more than just places to drive." The book explores how intelligent street planning can create good places for living, Read more...

 
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