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Charter of the New Urbanism

Charter of the New Urbanism (Paperback)

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The principles of New Urbanism--revised Charter of the New Urbanism, Second Edition re-introduces the principles of New Urbanism, now updated to reflect the realities of the 21st century. The book's numerous contributors, which include Andres Duany (co-author of McGraw-Hill Professional's The Smart Growth Manual) and Peter Calthorpe (author of Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change), discuss planning/design strategies that range from large-scale-regional-to small-scale-blocks, streets, and buildings. Revealing case studies pinpoint urban problems and propose alternative solutions. New to this Edition All chapters have been revised to respond to changes in urbanism over the past 20 years New commentaries - 30 new authors offer commentary on the original Charter principles New concepts - Retrofitting Suburbia, the Transect, Form-based coding, and Tactical Urbanism, and more All new illustrations

Congress for the New Urbanism is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. Emily Talen, Editor, is a Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University (ASU), Director of the Phoenix Urban Research Lab (PURL) at ASU, and Co-Editor of the Journal of Urbanism.

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