Changing Places

ISBN: 9780691195216 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2019 Autor: John MacDonald, Charles Branas, Robert Stokes Editură: Princeton University Press Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 232 Stoc: La comandă

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How the science of urban planning can make our cities healthier, safer, and more livable

The design of every aspect of the urban landscape―from streets and sidewalks to green spaces, mass transit, and housing―fundamentally influences the health and safety of the communities who live there. It can affect people's stress levels and determine whether they walk or drive, the quality of the air they breathe, and how free they are from crime. Changing Places provides a compelling look at the new science and art of urban planning, showing how scientists, planners, and citizens can work together to reshape city life in measurably positive ways.
Drawing on the latest research in city planning, economics, criminology, public health, and other fields, Changing Places demonstrates how well-designed changes to place can significantly improve the well-being of large groups of people. The book argues that there is a disconnect between those who implement place-based changes, such as planners and developers, and the urban scientists who are now able to rigorously evaluate these changes through testing and experimentation. This compelling book covers a broad range of structural interventions, such as building and housing, land and open space, transportation and street environments, and entertainment and recreation centers.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
John MacDonald, Charles Branas, Robert Stokes
Data Publicarii
2019
Editura
Princeton University Press
Inaltime
24
Latime
16
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
232
Subtitlu
The Science and Art of New Urban Planning
Bic
AMVD, JHB, JKV, RPC
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