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Tactical urbanism : short-term action for long-term change

Author: Mike Lydon; Anthony Garcia
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In the twenty-first century, cities worldwide must respond to a growing and diverse population, ever-shifting economic conditions, new technologies, and a changing climate. Short-term, community-based projects?from pop-up parks to open streets initiatives?have become a powerful and adaptable new tool of urban activists, planners, and policy-makers seeking to drive lasting improvements in their cities and beyond.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Lydon, Mike.
Tactical urbanism.
Washington, DC : Island Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2014948288
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Lydon; Anthony Garcia
ISBN: 9781610915670 1610915674 9781597264518 1597264512 1610915267 9781610915267
OCLC Number: 902724614
Language Note: English.
Credits: Produced by the publisher.
Held by CAPER-BC, Langara College.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 01. Disturbing the Order of Things --
02. Inspirations and Antecedents of Tactical Urbanism --
03. The Next American City and the Rise of Tactical Urbanism --
04. Of Cities and Citizens: Five Tactical Urbanism Stories --
05. A Tactical Urbanism How-To --
06. Conclusion: Go Out and Use This Book!
Responsibility: Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia.
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Begins with an in-depth history of the Tactical Urbanism movement and its place among other social, political, and urban planning trends. With a detailed set of case studies that demonstrate the  Read more...


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