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Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns

Victor Dover and John Massengale

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 384

  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  • Date Published: Jan 2014

  • Stock Code: 81706

  • ISBN: 9781118066706

  • Binding: Hardback

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Written by two accomplished architects and urban designers, this user-friendly street design manual shows both how to design new streets and enhance existing ones. It offers step-by-step instruction and shares examples of excellent streets, examining the elements that make them successful as well as how they were designed and created. Topics also include strategies for shaping space in the public right-of-way through correct building height to street width ratios, terminated vistas, landscaping, and street geometry. This book is a valuable resource for urban designers, planners, architects, and engineers.

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