Repairing the American Metropolis

Repairing the American Metropolis

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Repairing the American Metropolis is based on Douglas Kelbaugh's Common Place: Toward Neighborhood and Regional Design, first published in 1997. It is more timely and significant than ever, with new text, charts, and images on architecture, sprawl, and New Urbanism, a movement that he helped pioneer. Theory and policies have been revised, refined, updated, and developed as compelling ways to plandesign the built environment.This is an indispensable book for architects, urban designers and planners, landscape architects, architecture and urban planning students and scholars, government officials, developers, environmentalists, and citizens interested in understanding and shaping the American metropolis.... author Amory Lovins, are ultra-light, high-performance, electric-drive vehicles that can theoretically get up to three hundred miles per gallon. ... Studies suggest that if plans link land use and transportation as well as cluster housing and jobs together, every person-mile of mass ... more conservative assumptions and do not quantify as many of the nonmonetary costs, estimate approximately half this cost.

Title:Repairing the American Metropolis
Author:Doug Kelbaugh
Publisher:University of Washington Press - 2002


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