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Good Urbanism
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Good Urbanism
Six Steps to Creating Prosperous Places
Creators: Nan Ellin
Publisher: Island Press
Pub. date: 12/10/2012
Lib. SRP: 99.99 USD
Ret. SRP: 34.99 USD
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
ISBN: 9781610914475
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 11008 KB
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Architecture, Nonfiction
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Short Description:
   
We all have a natural nesting instinct—we know what makes a good place. And a consensus has developed among urban planners and designers about the essential components of healthy, prosperous communities. So why aren't these ideals being put into practice?

In Good Urbanism, Nan Ellin identifies the obstacles to creating thriving environments, and presents a six-step process to overcome them: prospect, polish, propose, prototype, promote, present. She argues that we need to reach beyond conventional planning to cultivate good ideas and leverage the resources to realize them.

Ellin illustrates the process withten exemplary projects, from Envision Utah to Open Space Seattle. Each case study shows how to pair vision with practicality, drawing on our best natural instincts and new planning tools.

For planners, urban designers, community developers, and students of these fields, Ellin's innovative approach offers an inspired, yet concrete path to...
Full Description:
   

We all have a natural nesting instinct—we know what makes a good place. And a consensus has developed among urban planners and designers about the essential components of healthy, prosperous communities. So why aren't these ideals being put into practice?

In Good Urbanism, Nan Ellin identifies the obstacles to creating thriving environments, and presents a six-step process to overcome them: prospect, polish, propose, prototype, promote, present. She argues that we need to reach beyond conventional planning to cultivate good ideas and leverage the resources to realize them.

Ellin illustrates the process withten exemplary projects, from Envision Utah to Open Space Seattle. Each case study shows how to pair vision with practicality, drawing on our best natural instincts and new planning tools.

For planners, urban designers, community developers, and students of these fields, Ellin's innovative approach offers an inspired, yet concrete path to building good places.

Creator Marketing:
  Nan Ellin     
     

Nan Ellin is Professor of Urbanism, Chair of the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning at the University of Utah, and author of Postmodern Urbanism and Integral Urbanism .

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