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Everyday Social Behavior as a Basis for Design

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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... display and sale of goods and services (Mehta, 2009; also see Rapoport (1987) and Edensor (1998) for a detailed account of the Indian street). Territorial Gestures and Social Behavior Like households, businesses also mark their territory...

Introduction

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 street . . . the only valid field of experience. —André Breton We encounter streets every day. Our daily life depends on them. Most of us walk on them, drive on them, we access our places of living, work and shopping from a street...

A Ubiquitous Urban Space for People

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

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... A Ubiquitous Urban Space for People Think of a city and what comes to mind? Its streets. If a city’s streets look interesting, the city looks interesting; if they look dull, the city looks dull. —Jane Jacobs The city is a unique human...

Making Sociable Streets: Guidelines and Application

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

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... Making Sociable Streets: Guidelines and Application What is not in the open street is false, derived, that is to say, literature. —Henry Miller In this book I have argued for the significance of the neighborhood commercial street...

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

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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...

Three 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

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... Three Streets The joy and pain of urban existence, the comfort and hardship of it, its efficiency or failure are influenced by the wisdom or the thoughtlessness with which streets are platted. —Charles Mulford Robinson All it takes...

Sociable Streets: A Typology of Social Behaviors

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

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... Sociable Streets: A Typology of Social Behaviors All sociability is but a symbol of life, as it shows itself in the flow of a lightly amusing play. —Georg Simmel For public spaces to become people places it is imperative that designers...

The Street Evolving: A Brief Social History

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 Street Evolving: A Brief Social History The city does not consist of this, but of relationships between the measurements of its space and the events of its past. . . . The city however does not tell its past, but contains it like...