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Writing Urbanism

A Design Reader

Edited by Douglas Kelbaugh, Kit McCullough

Routledge – 2008 – 398 pages

Series: The ACSA Architectural Education Series

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    June 17th 2008
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Description

Urban design continues to grow as an increasingly important and expanding field of study, research and professional endeavour.

Distinguished by its broad scope and comprehensiveness on the subject of urban design, this new collection combines selected essays from both practitioners and academia.

Writing Urbanism is the ideal volume for both students, architects and urban designers.

Contents

Foreword. Preface Part 1: Urban Process 1. Introduction 2. Observations 3. Preservation, Re-Use and Sustainability 4. Community Part 2: Urban Form 5. Introduction 6. Everyday Urbanism, Landscape Urbanism, and Infrastructure 7. New Urbanism 8. Post Urbanism Part 3: Urban Society 10. Introduction 11. The Public Realm 12. Globalism and Local Identity 13. Technology

Author Bio

Douglas Kelbaugh F.A.I.A. is Dean and Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He is a leading practitioner, teacher, and thinker in urban design, is the author of several books on urban design, and has taught design at eight schools of architecture in the USA, Europe, Japan, and Australia.

Kit Krankel McCullough is a lecturer at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. She is Principal of Kit Krankel McCullough Urban Design, and has significant and broad experience as a practitioner of urban design as well as having taught a variety of courses in urban design.

Name: Writing Urbanism: A Design Reader (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Douglas Kelbaugh, Kit McCullough. Urban design continues to grow as an increasingly important and expanding field of study, research and professional endeavour. Distinguished by its broad scope and comprehensiveness on the subject of urban design, this new collection combines selected...
Categories: Urban Design, Planning Theory