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Urban transformation : understanding city design and form

Author: Peter Bosselmann
Publisher: Washington : Island Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do cities transform over time? And why do some cities change for the better while others deteriorate? This book articulates ways of viewing urban areas and how they develop over time. It is  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Bosselmann
ISBN: 9781597264808 1597264806 9781597264815 1597264814
OCLC Number: 353982925
Description: xxi, 310 p. : ill. (certaines en coul.), cartes (certaines en coul.)
Contents: To compare : cities-size, scale and form --
To observe : some observations of Copenhagen's city form at the time of global change --
To measure : vitality, livability and sense of place --
To transform : rebuilding the structure of the inner city --
To define : urban design principles for city streets --
To model : authenticity, modeling and entitlement --
To interpret : a canvas for an emerging commons --
Conclusion : principles of precedent.
Responsibility: Peter Bosselmann.

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