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By David Walters,Linda Brown

Well-grounded within the background and concept of Anglo-American urbanism, this illustrated textbook units out pursuits, rules and layout ideas for making plans new groups and redeveloping present city neighborhoods. Drawing from their large event, the authors clarify how larger plans (and for this reason greater locations) will be created through using the 3-dimensional rules of city layout and actual place-making to making plans problems.

Design First makes use of case reviews from the authors’ personal specialist initiatives to illustrate how thought could be changed into powerful perform, utilizing options of conventional city shape to solve modern making plans and layout concerns in American communities.

The booklet is geared toward architects, planners, builders, making plans commissioners, elected officers and electorate -- and, importantly, scholars of structure and making plans -- with the target of reintegrating 3-dimensional layout firmly again into making plans practice.

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