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The Nature of Urban Design - a book by Washburn, Alexandros

The Nature of Urban Design

A New York Perspective on Resilience

The Nature of Urban Design( )
Author: Washburn, Alexandros
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Island Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.50
Book Description:

The best cities become an ingrained part of their residents' identities. Urban design is the key to this process, but all too often, citizens abandon it to professionals, unable to see a way to express what they love and value in their own neighborhoods. In this visually rich book, Alexandros Washburn, Chief Urban Designer of the New York Department of City Planning, redefines urban design. His book empowers urbanites and lays the foundations for a new approach to design that...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (Dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.55 x 11.04 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:2.354 Pounds

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