Happy City

Author: Charles Montgomery
ISBN: 9780141047546
Size: 47.40 MB
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Journeying around the world from Copenhagen to Bogot , Charles Montgomery shows that living in densely-populated cities can actually make us healthier, saner and happier people.Happy Citywill change the way you think about urban life.

Happy City Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374534882
Size: 70.48 MB
Format: PDF
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The award-winning journalist Charles Montgomery finds answers to such questions at the intersection between urban design and the emerging science of happiness, during an exhilarating journey through some of the world's most dynamic cities.

Happy City Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374168237
Size: 31.27 MB
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"A journalist travels the world and investigates current socioeconomic theories of happiness to discover why most modern cities are designed to make us miserable, what we can do to change this, and why we have more to learn from poor cities ...

Cities For People

Author: Jan Gehl
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597269841
Size: 35.90 MB
Format: PDF
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A “Toolbox,” presenting key principles, overviews of methods, and keyword lists, concludes the book. The book is extensively illustrated with over 700 photos and drawings of examples from Gehl’s work around the globe.

Becoming An Urban Planner

Author: Michael Bayer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118174356
Size: 25.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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With the information from this book to guide and inspire you, you will be able to chart your own path to success as an urban planner. Michael Bayer, AICP, is a planner with Environ-mental Resources Management in Annapolis, Maryland.

Urban Planning For Dummies

Author: Jordan Yin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118101677
Size: 14.30 MB
Format: PDF
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This book provides a useful introduction and lays the groundwork for serious study.

Dream Cities

Author: Wade Graham
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445659743
Size: 17.31 MB
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The ideas that became the blueprints for the world we live in.

The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448180287
Size: 66.74 MB
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In this classic text, Jane Jacobs set out to produce an attack on current city planning and rebuilding and to introduce new principles by which these should be governed.

Cities Are Good For You

Author: Leo Hollis
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408826631
Size: 56.85 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Cities Are Good for You introduces dreamers, planners, revolutionaries, writers, scientists, architects, slum-dwellers and emperors.

The Shark God

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061856584
Size: 47.22 MB
Format: PDF
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Poring over the faint text and faded pictures, he was entranced by the world of black magic and savagery the bishop described, and couldn't help but wonder what drove the Victorian to risk his life among people who had shot, drowned, or ...