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This new edition of Kevin Lynch's widely used introductory textbook has been completely revised; and is also enriched by the experience of Lynch's coauthor, Gary Hack. For over two decades, Site Planning has remained the only comprehensive source of information on all the principal - activities and concerns of arranging the outdoor physical environment. Now, new illustrations double the visual material and one hundred pages of new appendixes cover special techniques, provide references to more detailed technical sources, and put numerical standards in a concise form.An introduction summarizes the site planning process. This is followed by a case study of a typical professional project and ten chapters which provide new materials on user analysis, programming, site planning for built places, housing tenures and their planning implications, cost estimating, mapping, the reading of air photographs, site design for housing in developing countries, design strategies, environmental impact analyses, and many others - all illustrated with in-text photographs and line drawings and with Lynch's characteristic marginal sketches.Kevin Lynch is Professor Emeritus of City Planning at MIT and

Synopsis:

This new edition of Kevin Lynch's widely used introductory textbook has been completely revised; and is also enriched by the experience of Lynch's coauthor, Gary Hack.

Synopsis:

Offers architects, city planners, and civil engineers an introduction to the principles and techniques of harmoniously arranging physical structures.

About the Author

Kevin Lynch (1918-1984) studied with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin and later obtained a Bachelor of City Planning degree from MIT. After a long and distinguished career on the faculty of the MIT School of Architecture and Urban Planning, he was named Professor Emeritus of City Planning.Gary Hack is Head of the Department of Urban Studies and planning at MIT.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262121064
Author:
Hack, Gary
Author:
Hack, Gary
Author:
Lynch, Michael
Author:
Hack, Gary
Publisher:
MIT Press (MA)
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
City planning
Subject:
Building sites
Subject:
Building sites -- Planning.
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Architecture-Urban Planning
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
third edition
Series:
Site Planning
Series Volume:
no. 17-<18 >
Publication Date:
19840331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
507
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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