New Urbanism and Beyond: Designing Cities for the Future

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Best defined as the art of shaping the built environment, urban design seeks to understand and analyze the variety of forces--social, economic, cultural, legal, ecological, and aesthetic--that affect how we live. The complex challenges facing cities today--scarcity of resources, growing economic divisions, and rampant sprawl, among others--are forcing a reconsideration of urban design. New Urbanism, a leading movement within urban design, advocates a return to small-town urban forms: human-scale, pedestrian-friendly streets ...

New Urbanism and Beyond: Designing Cities for the Future 2008, Rizzoli International Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780847831111

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