Creating Neighbourhoods and Places in the Built Environment by David ChapmanCreating Neighbourhoods and Places in the Built Environment by David Chapman

Creating Neighbourhoods and Places in the Built Environment

EditorDavid Chapman

Paperback | April 15, 1996

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This design primer examines the forces at work in the built environment and their impact on the form of buildings and their environments. The actions of a range of individuals and agencies and the interaction between them is examined, exploring the competing interests which exist, their interaction with physical and environmental forces and the uncertain results of both individual and corporate intervention.

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Title:Creating Neighbourhoods and Places in the Built EnvironmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.7 inPublished:April 15, 1996Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0419209301

ISBN - 13:9780419209300

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Table of Contents

Introduction.The Development of Settlements.Nature and settlement. Settlements and growth. Modern urban places.The Qualities of Places.Equity and access. Variety and vitality. Environment and space.Creating people-friendly places.Public policy and planning. Community action and involvement. Renewal and regeneration. Making connections. Index.

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"The format is very reader-friendly...Anyone teaching courses that are concerned with urban place, for whatever discipline or professional qualification, would do well to review "Creating Neighbourhoods."
-"Local Government Neighbourhoods
..."the book represents a good first port-of-call for students interested in the broad processes at work in the production of quality built environments."
-"Journal of Urban Design