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The Paris-Lexington road : community-based planning and context sensitive highway design

Author: Krista L Schneider
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, 2003.
Series: Case study in land and community design, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This Land and Community Design Case Study offers a critical review of the Paris-Lexington Road project, which has come to be regarded as the model for context-sensitive highway design in America. Krista Schneider describes the Parish-Lexington Road's significance to landscape architects, regional and community planners and policymakers, and transportation officials. The author also addresses the role of landscape  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schneider, Krista L.
Paris-Lexington road.
Washington, DC : Island Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607061568
Online version:
Schneider, Krista L.
Paris-Lexington road.
Washington, DC : Island Press, 2003
(OCoLC)609850624
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Krista L Schneider
ISBN: 1559631104 9781559631105
OCLC Number: 52047284
Description: 91 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword / L. Susan Everett --
Introduction: The scenic corridor --
The Paris-Lexington Road case study --
Design concepts for historic Paris Pike --
Design, development, and decision-making --
The landscape architect's role --
Evaluating the Paris Pike reconstruction project --
Parkway design: community, context, and the landscape architect --
Conclusions and recommendations.
Series Title: Case study in land and community design, 2.
Responsibility: Krista L. Schneider.
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Located in Kentucky, the "Paris Pike" is a scenic, 12-mile corridor running between Lexington and Paris. This work focuses on the reconstruction of the "Paris Pike" (renamed the "Paris-Lexington  Read more...

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