Happy City

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780141047546
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Journeying around the world from Copenhagen to Bogot , Charles Montgomery shows that living in densely-populated cities can actually make us healthier, saner and happier people.Happy Citywill change the way you think about urban life.

Happy City Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374534882
Size: 67.75 MB
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The award-winning journalist Charles Montgomery finds answers to such questions at the intersection between urban design and the emerging science of happiness, during an exhilarating journey through some of the world's most dynamic cities.

Happy City Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374168237
Size: 43.88 MB
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"A journalist travels the world and investigates current socioeconomic theories of happiness to discover why most modern cities are designed to make us miserable, what we can do to change this, and why we have more to learn from poor cities ...

Cities For People

Author: Jan Gehl
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597269841
Size: 36.13 MB
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A “Toolbox,” presenting key principles, overviews of methods, and keyword lists, concludes the book. The book is extensively illustrated with over 700 photos and drawings of examples from Gehl’s work around the globe.

The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448180287
Size: 68.88 MB
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In this classic text, Jane Jacobs set out to produce an attack on current city planning and rebuilding and to introduce new principles by which these should be governed.

Becoming An Urban Planner

Author: Michael Bayer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118174356
Size: 58.46 MB
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With the information from this book to guide and inspire you, you will be able to chart your own path to success as an urban planner. Michael Bayer, AICP, is a planner with Environ-mental Resources Management in Annapolis, Maryland.

Tactical Urbanism

Author: Mike Lydon
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610915267
Size: 64.58 MB
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With a detailed set of case studies that demonstrate the breadth and scalability of tactical urbanism interventions, this book provides a detailed toolkit for conceiving, planning, and carrying out projects.

The Art Of City Making

Author: Charles Landry
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136554963
Size: 22.11 MB
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Following the widespread success of The Creative City, this new book, aided by international case studies, explains how to reassess urban potential so that cities can strengthen their identity and adapt to the changing global terms of trade ...

Walkable City

Author: Jeff Speck
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0865477728
Size: 53.92 MB
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Presents a plan for American cities that focuses on making downtowns walkable and less attractive to drivers through smart growth and sustainable design.