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Public Places Urban Spaces. 2nd edition.

Matthew Carmona, Tim Heath, Taner Oc and Steve Tiesdell

  • Format: Book

  • Publisher: Elsevier

  • Date Published: Jul 2010

  • Stock Code: 72301

  • ISBN: 9781856178273

  • Length: 320

  • Binding: Paperback

  • Length: 320

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Public Places Urban Spaces is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1500 students on undergraduate courses in the same subject.

The second edition of this tried and trusted textbook has been updated with relevant case studies to show students how principles have been put into practice. The book is now in full colour and a larger format, so students and lecturers get a much stronger visual package and easy to use layout, enabling them to more easily practically apply principles of urban design to their projects. Sustainability is the driving factor in urban regeneration and new urban development, and the new edition is focused on best sustainable design and practice.

Public Places Urban Spaces is a must-have purchase for those on urban design courses and for professionals who want to update and refresh their knowledge. This is a tried and tested textbook in urban design, giving a comprehensive introduction to the principles and theory of urban design.It features new and key focus on trends in sustainable design. It is now full colour to better visually demonstrate to students the application of design principles.

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