Cities for People

Cities for People For than forty years Jan Gehl has helped to transform urban environments around the world based on his research into the ways people actually use or could use the spaces where they live and work In this revolutionary book, Gehl presents his latest work creating or recreating cityscapes on a


Bridge Whether a humble string of planks swaying across a trickling stream or the soaring towers of the Golden Gate Bridge, bridges are one of man s great engineering feats In Bridge, Peter Bishop provides a comprehensive historical account of their role in the advancement of human culture.From ancient Ro

À nous la ville! – Traité de municipalisme

À nous la ville! – Traité de municipalisme Les villes peuvent elles changer le monde Consid r es comme les espaces o se joueront en grande partie les luttes politiques du XXIe si cle, les villes tardent pourtant susciter l attention qu elles m ritent dans les cercles progressistes Pour Jonathan Durand Folco, la gauche doit urgemment in

The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo

The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo This classic work chronicles how New York, London, and Tokyo became command centers for the global economy and in the process underwent a series of massive and parallel changes What distinguishes Sassen s theoretical framework is the emphasis on the formation of cross border dynamics through which

Sprawl Repair Manual

Sprawl Repair Manual There is a wealth of research and literature explaining suburban sprawl and the urgent need to retrofit suburbia However, until now there has been no single guide that directly explains how to repair typical sprawl elements The Sprawl Repair Manual demonstrates a step by step design process for th

Concise Townscape

Concise Townscape This book pioneered the concept of townscape Townscape is the art of giving visual coherence and organization to the jumble of buildings, streets and space that make up the urban environment It has been a major influence on architects, planners and others concerned with what cities should look l

Design With Nature

Design With Nature In presenting us with a vision of organic exuberance and humandelight, which ecology and ecological design promise to open up forus, McHarg revives the hope for a better world LewisMumford n n important to America and all the rest of the world in ourstruggle to design rational, wholesome, an

The High Cost of Free Parking

The High Cost of Free Parking American drivers park for free on nearly ninety nine percent of their car trips, and cities require developers to provide ample off street parking for every new building The resulting cost Today we see sprawling cities that are better suited to cars than people and a nationwide fleet of motor vehi