Since the first publication of this landmark textbook in 2004, it has received high praise for its clear, comprehensive, and practical approach. The second edition continues to offer a unique framework for teaching and learning...
8 x 10
Full Color, 450 photos and illustrations
This trailblazing book outlines an interdisciplinary "process model" for urban design that has been developed and tested over time. Its goal is not to explain how to design a specific city precinct or public space, but to describe useful steps to...
8.5 x 10
Two 8-page color inserts, 55 photos, 64 illustrations
Public transit is a powerful tool for addressing a huge range of urban problems, including traffic congestion and economic development as well as climate change. But while many people support transit in the abstract, it's often hard to channel...
6 x 9
3 photos, 56 illustrations
City Rules offers a challenge to students and professionals in urban planning, design, and policy to change the rules of city-building, using regulations to reinvigorate, rather than stifle, our communities. Emily Talen demonstrates that...
7 x 10
77 photos, 73 illustrations
Climate change is a global problem, but the problem begins locally. Cities consume 75% of the world's energy and emit 80% of the world's greenhouse gases. Changing the way we build and operate our cities can have major effects on greenhouse gas...
6 x 9
24 photos and illustrations
"Transfer of Development Rights" (TDR) programs allow local governments to put economic principles to work in encouraging good land use planning. TDR programs most often permit landowners to forfeit development rights in areas targeted for...
8 x 10.5
45 photos and illustrations
6.8 x 9.5
6.5 x 9.2
The environment that we construct affects both humans and our natural world in myriad ways. There is a pressing need to create healthy places and to reduce the health threats inherent in places already built. However, there has been little...
8 x 10
One 8-page color insert, 52 photos, 20 illustrations
In Europe, urban area development has witnessed an increased role and influence by the private sector, and is no longer dominated by the public sector. Management of Urban Development Processes discusses these changes and describes different...
6.8 x 9.5