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Geo-Space Urban Design by Gideon S. Golany
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This book presents a pragmatic approach to developing below ground space for transportation, delivery systems, living quarters, retail space and cultural activities. It discusses challenges such as legal rights to underground space and social, behavioral, economic and psychological implications of designing and using that space.

Author Biography

GIDEON S. GOLANY, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Urban Design in the Department of Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University. He specializes in geo-space design, urban design with climate, and new-town planning. Professor Golany has received numerous awards for his pioneering work in urban design and historical research, including a National Academy of Science Award and several Fulbright Research Awards. A prolific author and editor, he has published 25 previous books, including Ethics and Urban Design, Urban Underground Space Design in China: Vernacular and Modern Practice and Earth-Sheltered Dwellings in Tunisia: Ancient Lessons for Modern Design. TOSHIO OJIMA, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Architecture at Waseda University, Tokyo, where he is also Director of the Advanced Research Center of Science and Engineering. He specializes in urban environmental planning, district heating and cooling, infrastructure, facility management, and remote sensing. Dr. Ojima is a prominent scholar and one of Japan's leading experts in design of the infrastructure. He has received awards from the Architectural Institute of Japan and The Society of Heating, Air-Conditioning and Sanitary Engineers of Japan. He has written ten previous books, most recently, Object to Development of Tokyo Bay Area.
Release date NZ
August 20th, 1996
Country of Publication
United States
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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