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Streets and Patterns: The Structure of Urban Geometry

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Publisher Comments:

This book sets out a series of concepts of street structure and offers a framework for design of street networks. It addresses issues of sustainable transport and urbanism whilst introducing new methods assisting analysis and design. International streetgrid case studies are analyses and suggest preferred types of street, network and hierarchy. This authoritative new text informs the design debate on street pattern and is set to become the definitive text on the topic.

Synopsis:

"Streets & patterns takes up the challenge of how to create better urban places without compromising the basic functionality of circulation and access. To tackle these issues, the book looks behind and beyond immediate policy rhetoric and design convetions, and revisits a range of first principles from a variety of disciplinary perspectives,...

Table of Contents

1. Introduction — 2. The challenge — 3. Street type and hierarchy — 4. Pattern type — 5. Route structure — 6. Connectivity and complexity — 7. The constitution of structure — 8. Modes, streets and places — 9. From streets to patterns.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780203589397
Publisher:
Spon Press
Subject:
City planning
Author:
Stephen Marshall
Author:
Marshall, Stephen
Subject:
Traffic engineering
Subject:
Streets
Subject:
Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
Buildings - Public, Commercial & Industrial
Subject:
Streets -- Design.
Subject:
Architecture-Types
Subject:
Technology & Engineering : Agriculture - General
Subject:
Architecture : Buildings - Public, Commercial & Industrial
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
December 2004
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y

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Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Types
Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Urban Planning
Education » Teaching » Architecture
Engineering » Civil Engineering » Highway and Traffic
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Urban Studies » City Specific
History and Social Science » Sociology » Urban Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General

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"Synopsis" by , "Streets & patterns takes up the challenge of how to create better urban places without compromising the basic functionality of circulation and access. To tackle these issues, the book looks behind and beyond immediate policy rhetoric and design convetions, and revisits a range of first principles from a variety of disciplinary perspectives,...
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