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The urban design handbook : techniques and working methods

Author: Ray Gindroz; Karen Levine; Urban Design Associates.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Based on Urban Design Associates in-house training procedures, this unique handbook details the techniques and working methods of a major urban design and architecture firm. Covering the process from basic principles to developed designs, the book outlines the range of project types and services that urban designers can offer and sets out general operating guidelines and procedures for: Developing a master plan,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guides, manuels, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Gindroz; Karen Levine; Urban Design Associates.
ISBN: 0393731065 9780393731064
OCLC Number: 50124308
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: The firm --
Principles for urban design --
Urban structure: frameworks and development patterns --
Designing the process --
The urban design process: three phases --
The UDA pattern book process: four phases --
The UDA architectural design process: three phases --
Appendices: A. UDA's filing system --
overview and general filing procedures ; B. UDA's CADD-filing system ; C. UDA's image/graphic and publication filing system ; D. Graphic guidelines ; E. Accessibility and visitability ; F. UDA writing style preferences ; G. How to draw a UDA illustrative plan.
Responsibility: Urban Design Associates ; authors, Ray Gindroz [and others] ; with contributions by Donald Kaliszewski [and others] ; preface by David Lewis ; editor and contributing writer Karen Levine.
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Based on Urban Design Associates' in-house training procedures, this unique handbook details the techniques and working methods of a major urban design and planning firm.  Read more...

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"Stuffed with specifics... new urbanists and city enthusiasts everywhere will enjoy it as an entertaining and instructive reference." -- Philip Langdon - New Urban News

 
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