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Urban Villages and the Making of Communities

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Urban regeneration is currently at the forefront of the political and professional agenda worldwide. There is a growing desire to identify and deliver solutions that not only define models of sustainable and identifiable urban form but also underpin a real sense of a vibrant community. The design philosophy of Urban Villages has gained significant weight in recent years with government policy-makers, planners, designers and developers and is becoming a popular model in achieving a successful and flexible urban renaissance. This book documents both the roots of the Urban Village movement and its application in contemporary society. A series of essays by eminent practitioners offers particular urban perspectives. A detailed compendium of successful case-studies provides clear technical information. Urban Villages and the Making of Communities offers a professional resource, a teaching tool and learning aid. Roberta Brandes Gratz, Sir Peter Hall, David Lock, William Mitchell, Andres Duany, Ken Worpole, David Taylor, Mike Hollingsworth, Ben Denton, Chris Brown.

Table of Contents

Foreword HRH The Prince of Wales Part 1: Introduction An Urban Village Primer. Authentic Urbanism and the Jane Jacobs Legacy Part 2: The Context for Urban Villages 1. Smart Growth on Two Continents 2. Planning for Sustainable Communities 3. Emerging Digital Neighbourhoods Part 3: Design Principles for Urban Villages 4. Neighbourhood Design in Practice 5. Connectivity and Movement 6. The Social Dynamic Part 4: Implementing Urban Villages 7. Project Identification 8. Project Procurement 9. Project Management Part 5: Case Studies
Release date NZ
November 27th, 2003
Contributors
Edited by Peter Neal Foreword by The Prince of Wales
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
298 colour illustrations
Imprint
Spon Press
Pages
272
Dimensions
219x276x19
ISBN-13
9780415262736
Product ID
1668519

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