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Streetwise Community Development Big-city traffic snarls in once-tranquil suburban settings. Outdated community patterns that provide ample access for private automobiles at the expense of public transport. As America's cities continue to expand and engulf surrounding suburbs, Michael Southworth and Eran Ben-Joseph's,Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities offers a new, sensible approach to street design-one that can help you reduce urban sprawl to create more cohesive, livable and Streetwise Community Development Big-city traffic snarls in once-tranquil suburban settings. Outdated community patterns that provide ample access for private automobiles at the expense of public transport. As America's cities continue to expand and engulf surrounding suburbs, Michael Southworth and Eran Ben-Joseph's,Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities offers a new, sensible approach to street design-one that can help you reduce urban sprawl to create more cohesive, livable and energy-efficient communities and metropolitan areas. This illustrated planning tool shows you how street layouts shape the character of a community. how various street patterns can have dramatically different effects. how streets have changed due to the growth of technology. how a standard system can help communities grow in a rational manner. and more. How Street Design can Make-or Break-a Community! How do street standards and layouts affect neighborhood character and livability?; How did residential street design standards come to exist and how have they changed over time?; How do residential street design approaches differ, from the winding paths of early picturesque suburbs or the openness and flow of the checkerboard grid, to the disconnected privacy of branching cul-de-sacs or the communal space of shared street?; What strategies and street design guidelines can designers, planners, and engineers use to reduce sprawl and reestablish a sense of community space? These are just some of the thought-provoking issues that are addressed in this unique, extensively illustrated book that explores the major impact that the design and layout of residential streetshas on thecharacter and quality of cities and suburbs. The authors examine the changing nature of street design in America and Great Britain over the past two centuries, showing how streets have changed over the years in response to social concerns and new technology, as well as Books, Architecture~~Urban & Land Use Planning, Streets-and-the-Shaping-of-Towns-and-Cities~~Michael-Southworth, 999999999, Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities, Michael Southworth, Eran Ben-Joseph, 1559639164, Island Press, , , , , Island Press

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The topic of streets and street design is of compelling interest today as public officials, developers, and community activists seek to reshape urban patterns to achieve more sustainable forms of growth and development. Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities traces ideas about street design and layout back to the early industrial era in London suburbs and then on through their institutionalization in housing and transportation planning in the United States. It critiques the situation we are in and suggests some ways out that are less rigidly controlled, more flexible, and responsive to local conditions.Originally published in 1997, this edition includes a new introduction that addresses topics of current interest including revised standards from the Institute of Transportation Engineers; changes in city plans and development standards following New Urbanist, Smart Growth, and sustainability principles; traffic calming; and ecologically oriented street design. Michael Southworth, Eran Ben-Joseph, Books, Art and Architecture, Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities Books>Art and Architecture The topic of streets and street design is of compelling interest today as public officials, developers, and community activists seek to reshape urban patterns to achieve more sustainable forms of growth and development. "Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities" traces ideas about street design and layout back to the early industrial era in London suburbs and then on through their institutionalization in housing and transportation planning in the United States. It critiques the situation we are in and suggests some ways out that are less rigidly controlled, more flexible, and responsive to local conditions.Originally published in 1997, this edition includes a new introduction that addresses topics of current interest including revised standards from the Institute of Transportation Engineers; changes in city plans and development standards following New Urbanist, Smart Growth, and sustainability principles; traffic calming; and ecologically oriented street design. "

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The topic of streets and street design is of compelling interest today as public officials, developers, and community activists seek to reshape urban patterns to achieve more sustainable forms of growth and development. "Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities" traces ideas about street design and layout back to the early industrial era in London suburbs and then on through their institutionalization in housing and transportation planning in the United States. It critiques the situation we are in and suggests some ways out that are less rigidly controlled, more flexible, and responsive to local conditions.Originally published in 1997, this edition includes a new introduction that addresses topics of current interest including revised standards from the Institute of Transportation Engineers; changes in city plans and development standards following New Urbanist, Smart Growth, and sustainability principles; traffic calming; and ecologically oriented street design. architecture,buildings,business and finance,business and investing,business development,city planning and urban development,economics,engineering,environmental economics,history Humanities, Island Press

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Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities

The topic of streets and street design is of compelling interest today as public officials, developers, and community activists seek to reshape urban patterns to achieve more sustainable forms of growth and development. "Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities" traces ideas about street design and layout back to the early industrial era in London suburbs and then on through their institutionalization in housing and transportation planning in the United States. It critiques the situation we are in and suggests some ways out that are less rigidly controlled, more flexible, and responsive to local conditions.Originally published in 1997, this edition includes a new introduction that addresses topics of current interest including revised standards from the Institute of Transportation Engineers; changes in city plans and development standards following New Urbanist, Smart Growth, and sustainability principles; traffic calming; and ecologically oriented street design. "

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781559639163
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1559639164
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Publishing year: 2003
Publisher: ISLAND PR
208 Pages
Weight: 0,367 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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