Making Cities Work examines the characteristics that make cities pleasant and practical places to live and work. Featuring 30 individual case studies which focus on getting to, enjoying, and moving around a city, this beautifully illustrated book is an ideal reference for city and urban planners as well as transport planners and executives. Youa ll find: * A case study illustrating arriving in an ancient city, Venice, as well as modern examples of this from Gardemoen Airport, Oslo; TGV Stations, Avignon, Valence, Aix; Chep Lap Kok, Hong Kong; and more. * A case study illustrating enjoying an ancient city with modern examples of this classic response to the needs of a city. These include Marbella Old Town; South Bank, Brisbane; Copenhagen City Centre; and more. * A case study illustrating moving around an ancient city and modern examples of this from Greenways, Edinburgh; Street Car/MAX, Portland, Oregon; Ultra, Cardiff; and more. In addition, the book identifies "urban heroes," those individuals who have led particularly successful projects in urban improvement throughout the world. Order your copy of this practical work today.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 954 g
Dimensions: 249 x 227 x 19 mm
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