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Needs for Social Behavior on Streets

Vikas Mehta

Vikas Mehta, PhD, is the Fruth/Gemini Chair, the Ohio Eminent Scholar of Environment/Urban Design and Associate Professor at the School of Planning, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Street : A Quintessential Social Public Space

Routledge, 2013

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The Broad View

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Contemporary social, economic, and environmental challenges that affect the built environment require an innovative approach to the planning of neighborhoods. This of course means that current practices must change; yet, it is vital...

Shaping the Built Environment and Infrastructure to Improve our Quality of Life

Bill Valentine

Bill Valentine is Chairman and Design Principal of HOK, a global architectural design and services firm. A 49-year veteran of HOK, Valentine serves as a vocal advocate for sustainability with employees and clients, as well as leading the design of several projects each year. Within the design and construction industry, Bill actively promotes his definition of “good design” as a simple idea, elegantly executed and inspiring, with social significance and in harmony with the environment. Valentine’s diverse, award-winning design portfolio includes the Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield Corporate Headquarters Building in Des Moines, Iowa; Phoenix Automated Train Project at Phoenix International Airport; the Biogen Idec Research and Development Campus in San Diego; Natural Sciences 1 and Natural Sciences 2 at the University of California—Irvine; Nortel Campus in Ottawa, Canada; Adobe Systems Inc. World Headquarters in San Jose; Levi’s Plaza in San Francisco; Microsoft Augusta Campus in Redmond, Washington; Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco; Phoenix Municipal Courthouse; and King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His recent awards include being named “Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year” by CoreNet Global’s Northern California Chapter and being honored with the “Outstanding Business Executive” award by the American Public Transportation Association. Bill earned a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from North Carolina State University and a Master of Architecture Degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. A Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, he is a frequent speaker and author on sustainable design topics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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The Public Realm of Cities and Urban Design

Jon Lang

Jon Lang, B.Arch (Rand), MRP, PhD (Cornell), is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where he has been since 1990. Prior to that he taught for 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He has published extensively on architectural theory, urban design, and architecture in India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : A Typology of Procedures and Products

Routledge, 2017

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Relationships in composition: organization and structure

Ron Kasprisin

Ron Kasprisin, architect, urban planner, artist and academic, has over 40 years of professional practice experience, and 27 years of academic experience, now Professor Emeritus in Urban Design and Planning, College of Built Environments, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Ron is an accomplished and nationally recognized watercolor painter and teacher. He lives on Whidbey Island northwest of Seattle in Puget Sound, a part of the Salish Sea. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : The Composition of Complexity

Routledge, 2011

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Conclusion

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Each of the preceding chapters focuses on a subject vital to the building of sustainable communities. Ideally, planners will include all of them in their designs. Yet, developments in many countries are initiated by profit-motivated...

Fracture-Critical Infrastructure

Thomas Fisher

Thomas Fisher is the dean and a professor of architecture at the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing to Avoid Disaster : The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design

Routledge, 2013

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Planning for Healthy Living

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Rates of obesity and other noncommunicable, lifestyle-related diseases are steadily increasing at the global level; this despite ongoing efforts to curb the phenomenon. In both the public and private sector, well-intentioned organizations...

Image

Kim Dovey

Kim Dovey is an architectural critic and Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he has served as Associate Dean, Head of Urban Design and Head of Architecture. He has worked with government, industry and community groups and has written and broadcast widely in the mass media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design Thinking : A Conceptual Toolkit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Legibility In the next few chapters I want to open up a complex set of issues about the ways in which we read the city, the ways it becomes more or less legible and the role of urban design in the production of narratives. How do images...

Intelligent Infrastructures

Dimitris Papanikolaou

Dimitris Papanikolaou is a graduate student and researcher in the Smart Cities group at the MIT Media Lab where he guides the fleet management and sustainability directions of the Mobility on Demand project. Dimitris has worked with Prof. William J. Mitchell and is currently working with Kent Larson. His research focuses on innovative ways of using technology, policy, and design to create sustainable, distributed, and responsive infrastructure ecosystems that utilize collective intelligence through incentive mechanisms. Dimitris holds a SMArchS degree in Design and Computation from MIT, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar, and a Professional Diploma in Architectural Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in Greece Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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