The Resource Living Streets : Strategies for Crafting Public Space

Living Streets : Strategies for Crafting Public Space

Label
Living Streets : Strategies for Crafting Public Space
Title
Living Streets
Title remainder
Strategies for Crafting Public Space
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Written for teams of engineers, transportation planners, landscape architects, and urban planners, this book provides a broad overview of the growing approach towards complete and sustainable street design. Its contents present the background on modern street design and where it has failed, describe a series of street typologies, and demonstrate, through geographically diverse case studies, the applicable lessons learned from each. Featuring examples from over two dozen completed street design projects around the world, it provides practical guidance on the complete street approach to sustaina
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
711.4
Index
index present
LC call number
HT165.5
LC item number
.B35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Living Streets : Strategies for Crafting Public Space
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Overview; Chapter 1: Placemaking in the Public Right-of-Way; The Function of Places; Why Invest in a Quality Public Realm?; Placemaking and Design; Encouraging the Use of Public Space; Reclaiming Right-of-Way for Public Places; Considering All the Elements in the Right-of-Way; Chapter 2: Mobility; Connecting People to Places; Why Have Walkable, Bikeable Communities?; The Size and Shape of Movement; The Pace of Movement; A Shift in Thinking; Chapter 3: Natural Systems; Reconnecting Cities to Nature; Urban Biodiversity
  • Mint PlazaNord Alley; Central Annapolis Road; 78th Avenue SE Shared Use; High Point; Barracks Row; New York City; Terry Avenue North; Chapter 8: What's Next; Biophilic Cities: More Nature in the City; New Technologies; Building the Dream; Conclusions; Resources; Index
  • Natural Systems and Opportunities in the Right-of-WayWhy Reconnect Nature and the City?; Chapter 4: Elements; Places to Move Through; Materials; Intersections; Bicycle Facilities; Signage; Street Furniture; Street Trees and Landscaping; Swales and Rain Gardens; Curbs, Gutters, and Alternatives; Parking; Chapter 5: Influences; Considering Context; Policy Foundation--Policies That Influence Street Design; Codes, Guidelines, and Standards; Reality Factors; Chapter 6: Typologies; Residential Streets; Green Streets; Alleys; Main Streets; Thoroughfares; Festival Streets; Chapter 7: Case Studies
Control code
ocn784883519
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (614 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118181812
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613620361
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
362036
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26405945
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)784883519
  • pebcs0470903813

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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