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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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... Needs for Social Behavior on Streets [T]he street can still be the place where the most important connections are made. In it, we begin to see how our home is connected to that home, this house to that house, this street to that street...

The Broad View

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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... Chapter 1 The Broad View 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...

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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... Shaping the Built envirnment and Infrastructure t Imprve ur Quality f life bill valentine 1 h k the wrld needs ur help. It’s time fr planners and architects t fcus ur skills n imprving peple’s lives. Scial Quality f life has three main...

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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... Almost all definitions of urban design state that it is concerned with the public realm of cities and the elements that define it. One of the clearest definitions is: Urban design should be taken to mean the relationship between different...

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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... RELATIONSHIPS IN COMPOSITION ORGANIZATION AND STRUCTURE Composing is to put something in proper order and form, assembling a physical entity from smallrelational groupings or systems and their larger relationships; it is an aesthetically...

Conclusion

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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... Conclusion: Connecting the Dots 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...

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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... 17 1 Fracture-Critical Infrastructure 23 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Fracture-critical infrastructures, like the I-35W Bridge, remain 13 highly visible when they collapse. Most of the infrastructure we 14 depend on in our daily lives, however...

Planning for Healthy Living

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

... Chapter 9 Planning for Healthy Living 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...

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...

Information Interfaces

Architecture in Formation : On the nature of Information in Digital Architecture

Routledge, 2013

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... INFORMATION INTERFAcES: daTa and informaTion 102 103 INTERvIEW: GEORGE L. LEGENDRE wiTh Pablo lorenzo-eiroa and aaron sPreCher 02/ I01 01 In trying to define a difference between data clear that it would be difficult to turn...