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Urban design and people

Author: Michael Dobbins
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This introduction to the field of urban design offers a comprehensive survey of the processes necessary to implement urban design work, explaining the vocabulary, the rules, the tools, the structures, and the resources in clear and accessible style.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dobbins
ISBN: 9780470138168 0470138165
OCLC Number: 229446325
Description: xii, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: 1: Background --
People and place --
Urban design traditions --
2: Content --
The physical environment --
Human activity --
Connections --
3: Principles --
Design --
Change --
Organization --
4: Processes --
Rules --
Tools --
Techniques --
5: Strategies.
Responsibility: Michael Dobbins.
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