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Urban design practice. An international review.

Author: Loew.
Publisher: London : RIBA Publishing 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book gives a fascinating account of the state of urban design practice across the world today. Aimed broadly at practitioners - masterplanners, architects, landscape architects, planners, civil engineers - and students and academics of these disciplines, twenty chapters analyse a different country's urban design context. Fully illustrated and structured in a similar way, each chapter features a case study,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loew.
ISBN: 9781859464496 1859464491
OCLC Number: 794706883
Description: 352 pages
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Section 1 Europe --
France --
Germany --
Italy --
Netherlands --
Spain --
Sweden --
Czech Republic --
Section 2 Africa and the Middle East --
Dubai --
Egypt --
Morocco --
South Africa --
Section 3 Asia --
China --
India --
Section 4 Americas --
Argentina --
Brazil --
United States --
Section 5 Oceania --
Australia --
New Zealand.
Responsibility: Sebastian Loew.

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This book gives a fascinating account of the state of urban design practice across the world today. Aimed broadly at practitioners - masterplanners, architects, landscape architects, planners, civil engineers - and students and academics of these disciplines, twenty chapters analyse a different country's urban design context. Fully illustrated and structured in a similar way, each chapter features a case study, general background economic statistics, and a handy 'quick guide' to the types of work available, the underlying legislation and tips for securing work. Features chapters of the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, Dubai, Egypt, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and the USA.

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