It's Raining Books Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
  1. $18.19 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Juliet's Nurse

    Lois Leveen 9781476757445

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$24.95
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
4 Local Warehouse General- General
1 Remote Warehouse Architecture- Urban Planning

Urban Composition: Designing Community Through Urban Design (Architecture Briefs)

by

Urban Composition: Designing Community Through Urban Design (Architecture Briefs) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Cities and towns are among humanity's largest and most complex achievements. The buildings, public works, plazas and parks of even a small town embody substantial amounts of capital, energy, natural resources, history, and aspirations. Cities are among our greatest creations, yet typically no single individual creates them. Rather they arise from the dialog between multiple designers, clients, regulators, citizens, critics and users. Sometimes the cities and towns that emerge are glorious places. Too frequently they have only fragments of greatness or are soul-deadening and environmentally unhealthy. Just as private doctors have responsibilities to their individual patients and for public health, project designers are accountable to their clients and for a set of public goods such as environmental stewardship, fostering civil society, and inspiring joy. In Urban Composition, I introduce essential ways in which the architects, planners, artists and engineers of individual projects can fulfill their public trust to help make great urban places.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616890520
Author:
Childs, Mark C.
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Author:
Childs, Mark
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20120531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.625 x 7.125 x 0.5 in 0.81 lb

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Cityscape
Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Regional
Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Types
Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Urban Planning
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Drawing

Urban Composition: Designing Community Through Urban Design (Architecture Briefs) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$24.95 In Stock
Product details 144 pages Princeton Architectural Press - English 9781616890520 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.