The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community: Toward an Architecture of Community by Peter KatzThe New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community: Toward an Architecture of Community by Peter Katz

The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community: Toward an Architecture of Community

byPeter Katz

Hardcover | October 22, 1993

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The move to liveable communities--ideal ``small towns'' and neighborhoods where people work, live, play, and walk from place to place--is on. Profit from what a visionary group of architects leading this movement has learned about designing new ``small towns'' in Peter Katz's The New Urbanism. You'll discover the amazing potential for this kind of work as well as case studies, site plans, project analyses, and 180 beautiful photographs. This unique reference also tackles--and answers--the critical issues of crime, health, traffic, environmental degradation, and economic vitality and opens a startling window on the look and feel of future communities. Every designer can profit from this guide to building the utopias of tomorrow--today!
Peter Katz is a design and marketing consultant based in San Francisco, California, and Seattle, Washington. He has directed real estate-related projects throughout the U.S. and the Pacific Rim. Katz studied architecture and graphic design at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York, receiving a bachelor of...
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Title:The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community: Toward an Architecture of CommunityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 10.7 × 8.9 × 0.99 inPublished:October 22, 1993Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070338892

ISBN - 13:9780070338890

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Table of Contents

The Region (Peter Calthorpe)

The Neighborhood, the District and the Corridor (Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk)

The Street, the Block and the Building (Elizabeth Moule and Stefanos Polyzoides)

Planning the American Dream (Todd W. Bressi)

Establishing the Urban Pattern

Seaside

Laguna West

Kentlands

South Brentwood Village

Bamberton

Windsor

Communications Hill

Rosa Vista

A New Village in the Suburbs

Wellington

Reconstructing the Urban Fabric

Cite Internationale

Downtown Hayward

Riviera Beach

Rio Vista West

Downcity Providence

Orange Tree Courts

Atlantic Center

Mashpee Commons

Playa Vista

Jackson-Taylor

Highland District

Clinton

Downtown Los Angeles

The Architecture of Community (Vincent Scully)

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From Our Editors

he edge of the 21st century. Table of Contents: I. Introduction; II. Examples of the New Urbanism: Satellite Towns; New Towns on the Edge; Urban Insertions; Urban Reconstruction; Regional Plan, Policy Studies; III. Appendix, Reference Material. Index. 500 illustrations.

Editorial Reviews

``. . .informative and accessible. . .the highly instructive book is a must for architecture and urban planning collections, and suitable for the general reader.''