Planning & Urban Design

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  1. Book ImageThe Urban Design Handbook: Techniques and Working Methods

    Urban Design Associates

    Second Edition

    The go-to guide for the practice of sustainable urbanism, updated to include new case studies and analytic tools.More

  2. Book ImageGuide to New York City Urban Landscapes

    Robin Lynn, Francis Morrone, Edward A. Toran, Et Al.

    A tour of not-to-be-missed public places—parks, plazas, memorials, streets—that shape the New York experience.More

  3. Book ImageUrgent Architecture: 40 Sustainable Housing Solutions for a Changing World

    Bridgette Meinhold

    Disaster-proof, environmentally friendly housing solutions for a changing climate.More

  4. Book ImageThe Planning Game: Lessons from Great Cities

    Alexander Garvin

    Can planners—or anyone—improve a neighborhood, city, suburb, or region? Planning does work: this book explains how.More

  5. Book ImageHotel Design, Planning, and Development

    Richard H. Penner, Lawrence Adams, Stephani K A Robson

    Second Edition

    A fully revised edition of the book architects and developers consider the bible of hotel design.More

  6. Book ImageGuide to Contemporary New York City Architecture

    John Hill

    The essential walking companion to more than two hundred cutting-edge buildings constructed since the new millennium.More

  7. Book ImagePlanning and Community Development: A Guide for the 21st Century

    Norman Tyler, Robert M. Ward

    An ideal introduction to community planning for students, planners, local officials, community leaders, and citizens.More

  8. Book ImagePublic Parks: The Key to Livable Communities

    Alexander Garvin

    Everything that landscape architects, architects, planners, civic officials, and citizen activists need to know about the critical urban role of public parks.More

  9. Book ImageInclusive Housing: A Pattern Book: Design for Diversity and Equality

    Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, Edward Steinfeld, Jonathan White

    An invaluable resource for designing communities that accommodate social diversity and provide equitable opportunities for all residents.More

  10. Book ImageGreat Public Squares: An Architect's Selection

    Robert F. Gatje

    Forty outstanding urban spaces of the Western world, analyzed and drawn at a common scale for easy comparison.More

  11. Book ImageThe Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation

    Steven W. Semes

    A comprehensive and eloquent argument for “new traditional” architecture that preserves the style and character of historic buildings.More

  12. Book ImageThe Municipal Art Society of New York: 10 Architectural Walks in Manhattan

    Francis Morrone, Matthew A. Postal, Robin Lynn, Et Al.

    Highlights of architecture, preservation, urban planning, and public art described by two experienced guides, with pictures, route maps, and transit information.More

  13. Book ImagePublic Art New York

    Jean Parker Phifer

    A tour of the best permanent public art in all five boroughs of New York City.More

  14. Book ImageRobert Moses and the Modern City: The Transformation of New York

    Hilary Ballon, Kenneth T. Jackson

    A fresh look at the greatest builder in the history of New York City and one of its most controversial figures.More

  15. Book ImagePublic Markets

    Helen Tangires

    An illustrated history of the buildings and spaces devoted to the urban marketplace for fresh food.More

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