Planning and Urban Design Standards [Paperback] American Planning Association; Steiner, Frederick R. and Butler, Kent


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Planning and Urban Design Standards

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The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design. Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition is packed with more than 1,400 informative illustrations and includes the latest rules of thumb for designing and evaluating any land-use scheme-- from street plantings to new subdivisions. Students find real help understanding all the practical information on the physical aspects of planning and urban design they are required to know, including: Plans and plan making Environmental planning and management Building types Transportation Utilities Parks and open space, farming, and forestry Places and districts Design considerations Projections and demand analysis Impact assessment Mapping Legal foundations Growth management preservation, conservation, and reuse Economic and real estate development Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information for various types of plans, environmental factors and hazards, building types, transportation planning, and mapping and GIS. In addition, expert advice guides readers on practical and graphical skills, such as mapping, plan types, and transportation planning.


  • Publisher : Wiley; 1st edition (Sept. 29 2006)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0471760900
  • ISBN-13 : 00
  • Item weight : 1.18 kg
  • Dimensions : 23.37 x 2.29 x 28.45 cm
  • Best Sellers Rank: #273,456 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #38 in Architectural Codes & Standards (Books) #196 in Urban Architecture & Land Use Planning (Books) #325 in Architecture Textbooks
  • #38 in Architectural Codes & Standards (Books)

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