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Rural by Design : Planning for Town and Country.

Author: Randall Arendt
Publisher: Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2015.
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Arendt, Randall.
Rural by Design : Planning for Town and Country.
Milton : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randall Arendt
ISBN: 9781351178426 1351178423
OCLC Number: 1012345508
Description: 1 online resource (544 pages)
Contents: Foreword: Broadly Defining `Rural'IntroductionPart One: The Character of Towns1. The Common Qualities of Traditional Towns2. Changes in the Pattern 3. Future Prospects: Choosing Among Alternative Patterns4. The Aesthetics of Form in Community Planning5. Sustainability, Best Practices, and Visionary Planning6. Vision Plans, Downzoning, and Municipal BalkanizationPart Two: Design Approaches7. Form-Based Coding and Standards for Performance and Design8. Blending New Urbanism With Greenway Planning and Conservation DesignPart Three: Implementation Techniques9. Broadening Housing Choices10. Strengthening Town Centers11. Transforming Gateways and Highway CorridorsPart Four: Designing Man-Made Infrastructure12. Designing Better Streets13. Low-Impact Development: A Greener Approach to Stormwater14. Sewage Treatment AlternativesPart Five: Protecting the Natural Infrastructure15. Greenways: A Healthy Community Builder16. Protecting and Restoring the Green Infrastructure Network17. Retaining Farmland and Farmers18. Transfer of Development Rights in Small Communities19. Designing Subdivisions to Save LandPart Six: Case Examples20. In-Town Residential Examples21. Rural Residential Examples22. Large-Scale Mixed Use Examples23. Downtown Commercial and Mixed Use Examples24. Commercial Corridor Mixed Use Examples25. Greenways and Greenway Development ExamplesBibliographyIndexAbout the Author


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