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Chinese Imperial City Planning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 228

Chinese Imperial City Planning

Discusses what is known from textual and archaeological evidence about every Chinese imperial capital, from the earliest times to the end of the 20th century. It explains the fundamental architectural principles and the visual characteristics of imperial planning in China.

American City Planning Since 1890
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 745

American City Planning Since 1890

  • Categories: Art

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Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 312

Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-01-05
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  • Publisher: Island Press

What if, even in the heart of a densely developed city, people could have meaningful encounters with nature? While parks, street trees, and green roofs are increasingly appreciated for their technical services like stormwater reduction, from a biophilic viewpoint, they also facilitate experiences that contribute to better physical and mental health: natural elements in play areas can lessen children's symptoms of ADHD, and adults who exercise in natural spaces can experience greater reductions in anxiety and blood pressure. The Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design offers practical advice and inspiration for ensuring that nature in the city is more than infrastructure—that it also p...

Proceedings of the ... National Conference on City Planning
  • Language: en

Proceedings of the ... National Conference on City Planning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1923
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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An Introduction to City Planning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 156

An Introduction to City Planning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1909
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Birth of City Planning in the United States, 1840–1917
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 431

The Birth of City Planning in the United States, 1840–1917

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-08-06
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  • Publisher: JHU Press

"No understanding of early twentieth-century political and cultural history will be complete without this thorough account of the Progressive Era's most visible legacy." -- Journal of American History

Camillo Sitte
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 440

Camillo Sitte

This 1889 text by a noted Austrian architect and urban planner ignited a new age of city planning. Inspired by medieval and baroque designs, Sitte emphasized the creation of spacious plazas, enhanced by monuments and other aesthetic elements. Numerous illustrations, plus extensive commentary, notes, and bibliography.

The Profession of City Planning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 416

The Profession of City Planning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-09-29
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  • Publisher: Routledge

In thirty-four provocative and insightful chapters, the nation's leading planners present a definitive assessment of fifty years of city planning and establish a benchmark for the profession for the next fifty years. The book appraises what planners do and how well they do it, how and why their current activities differ from past practices, and how much and in what ways planners have or have not enhanced the quality of urban life and contributed to the intellectual capital of the field.How have the goals, values, and practices of planners changed? What do planners say about their roles and the problems they confront? What is the relevance of their skills, from design capabilities and environ...

Outline of Town and City Planning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 364

Outline of Town and City Planning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1935
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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People, Politics, Policies and Plans
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

People, Politics, Policies and Plans

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1997-04-28
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  • Publisher: SAGE

This is the first substantial book written from first-hand experience by a British planning practitioner, about what the planning process is actually like in a major British city. The city in this case is Manchester, for which authority Ted Kitchen worked from 1979 to 1996. The book looks at how the elements in the making of planning decisions interact. Its primary purpose is to illuminate the complex workings of the planning process in the real world. As well as considering the basic tools of development plan-making and development control used by the planning process, the author looks at the actors - planning staff, elected members and the other main groups of customers of the planning ser...