The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities, and healthier living conditions. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest environmental, economic, and social implications of urban design, Charter of the New Urbanism, Second Edition features insightful writing from 62 authors on each of the Charter's principles. Real-world case studies, plans, and examples are included throughout.
This pioneering guide explains how to restore urban centers, reconfigure sprawling suburbs, conserve environmental assets, and preserve our built legacy. It examines communities at three separate but interdependent levels:The region: Metropolis, city, and townNeighborhood, district, and corridorBlock, street, and building
Featuring new photos and illustrations, this practical, up-to-date resource is invaluable for design professionals, developers, planners, elected officials, and citizen activists.
New coverage includes:Urban-to-Rural TransectForm-based codesLight Imprint community designRetrofitting suburbiaTactical UrbanismCanons of Sustainable Architecture and UrbanismAnd much more
G. B. Arrington
Thomas J. Comitta
John O. Norquist
Shelley R. Poticha
Mark M. Schimmenti
Robert D. Yaro
Richard Allen Hall
James Howard Kunstler
Anne Vernez Moudon
Henry R. Richmond
Marc A. Weiss
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 755 g
Dimensions: 272 x 236 x 25 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
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