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101 Things I Learned  In Urban Design School : 101 Things I Learned - Matthew Frederick

101 Things I Learned In Urban Design School

101 Things I Learned

Hardcover Published: 2nd July 2018
ISBN: 9780451496690
Number Of Pages: 208

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Providing unique, accessible lessons on urban design, this title in the bestselling 101 Things I Learned® series is a perfect resource for students, recent graduates, general readers, and even seasoned professionals.
 
Students of urban design often find themselves lost between books that are either highly academic or overly formulaic, leaving them with few tangible tools to use in their design projects. 101 Things I Learned® in Urban Design School fills this void with provocative, practical lessons on urban space, street types, pedestrian experience, managing the design process, the psychological, social, cultural, and economic ramifications of physical design decisions, and more.

Written by two experienced practitioners and instructors, this informative book will appeal not only to students, but to seasoned professionals, planners, city administrators, and ordinary citizens who wish to better understand their built world.

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"At moments the book evokes Christopher Alexander's A Pattern Language; at other times, it reads like aphorisms from a TED Talk; and yet at other times, it is reminiscent of desk crits in school....The authors use jargon-free language [to] demystify urban design...a good reminder that much of what we, as designers, take as self-evident can be new to those not steeped in urban design and that complex concepts can be communicated in a clear, concise way. --Architecture Boston

ISBN: 9780451496690
ISBN-10: 0451496698
Series: 101 Things I Learned
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 2nd July 2018
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.4 x 13.4  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.42

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