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;Designing town: in the direction of a extra Sustainable city shape ДИЗАЙН,НАУКА и УЧЕБА Название: Designing the town Автор:Hildebrand Frey Издательство: Taylor & Francis Год: 1999 Страниц: 148 ISBN: 0419221107 Формат: PDF Язык: Английский Размер: 8,9 MBThis e-book seems to be at present city difficulties in towns and demonstrates how powerful city layout can deal with social, financial and environmental concerns in addition to the actual making plans at neighborhood point. The e-book is extremely visible and illustrates the subject with quite a few sketches, line drawings, axonometrics, and versions. the writer attracts upon the precious adventure won by means of the town of Glasgow and compares its solutions--successful and not more successful-- with tasks in various ecu countries.Скачать eighty five

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11–12). Though not fully explained, the call for a degree of local autonomy is based on two convictions: that the people in a neighbourhood know best what their needs and aspirations are, and that they readily take more responsibility for and ownership of their neighbourhood if they have been involved in shaping it. The call for participation has considerable consequences for the city’s form and structure. For communities to become successfully involved in the shaping of their own neighbourhoods requires decentralisation of power.

Development. (a) Bofill’s Antigon, Montpellier; (b) the Docklands, London Summary Definition of Urban Design Any physical part of the city has a form, and the orchestration of such parts generates a specific urban form and structure. Any physical part of the city is accordingly designable, and so is the orchestration of these parts to form streets, squares, urban fabric, Designing the city 22 monuments, a sky-line. Though the form and structure of the traditional city may have evolved in a slow and incremental process without formal planning and design, it evolved on the basis of commonly understood and accepted development patterns.

On the basic level, a ‘good’ city provides for all the physical needs of its citizens: a place to live and work, a reasonable income, education and training, transport and the possibility to communicate, access to services and facilities. • Beyond this, a ‘good’ city offers safety, security and protection, a visually and functionally ordered and controlled environment free of pollution, noise, accidents, crime. • A ‘good’ city offers, furthermore, a conducive social environment. It is a place where people have their roots and children have their friends; it enables the individual to be part of a community and provides the feeling of belonging to a place, to a territory.

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