An agenda for thriving urban centers, the San Francisco-based Congress for the New Urbanism is a leading force for modern design that encourages viable neighborhoods, conserves natural environments, and preserves our architectural heritage. Charter of the New Urbanism introduces you to the work of the world-class planners, architects and other professionals who are making the new urbanism happen. Charter contributors, including Andres Duany, Peter Calthorpe, and Liz Moule, explain strategies that range from large-scale, regional, to small-scale: blocks, streets and buildings. Revealing case studies help you understand the impact of geography, economics, development and urban patterns, public and private uses, transportation and pedestrian access, housing, building densities and land uses, codes, parks, shared use, safety, preservation and renewal, community identity and much more in this invaluable resource for design professionals.Charter of the New Urbanism introduces you to the work of the world-class planners, architects and other professionals who are making the new urbanism happen.
|Title||:||Charter of the new urbanism|
|Author||:||Michael Leccese, Kathleen McCormick, Congress for the New Urbanism|
|Publisher||:||McGraw-Hill Professional - 2000|