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Creating Neighbourhoods and Places in the Built Environment
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CREATING NEIGHBOURHOODS AND PLACES IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

PAPERBACK BY CHAPMAN, DAVID

£46.99

ISBN
9780419209300
IMPRINT
SPON PRESS
 
 
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PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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PRINTED ON DEMAND - POD
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
268 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
18 APR 1996

DESCRIPTION

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.

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.