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Rebuilding the American city : design and strategy for the 21st century urban core

By: Gamble, David Heyda, Patty

1138798142 / 9781138798144
Paperback
307.1160973
29/01/2016
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England
254 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More Undergraduate

Urban redevelopment in American cities is neither easy nor quick.

It takes a delicate alignment of goals, power, leadership and sustained advocacy on the part of many.

Rebuilding the American City highlights 15 urban design and planning projects in the U.S. that have been catalysts for their downtowns-yet were implemented during the tumultuous start of the 21st century.

The book presents five paradigms for redevelopment and a range of perspectives on the complexities, successes and challenges inherent to rebuilding American cities today.

Rebuilding the American City is essential reading for practitioners and students in urban design, planning, and public policy looking for diverse models of urban transformation to create resilient urban cores.

BIC:

1KBB USA, AMVD City & town planning - architectural aspects, JFSG Urban communities, JP Politics & government, RPC Urban & municipal planning

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