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Site Planning: International Practice

Site Planning: International Practice


 A comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide to site planning, covering planning processes, new technologies, and sustainability, with extensive treatment of practices in rapidly urbanizing countries.

Cities are built site by site. Site planning--the art and science of designing settlements on the land--encompasses a range of activities undertaken by architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, and engineers. This book offers a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to site planning that is global in scope. It covers planning processes and standards, new technologies, sustainability, and cultural context, addressing the roles of all participants and stakeholders and offering extensive treatment of practices in rapidly urbanizing countries. Kevin Lynch and Gary Hack wrote the classic text on the subject, and this book takes up where the earlier book left off. It can be used as a textbook and will be an essential reference for practitioners.

Product details

  •  Paperback | 768 pages
  •  229 x 279 x 33mm | 2,222.6g
  •  MIT Press
  •  Cambridge, United States
  •  English
  •  1317 illus.; 1317 Illustrations, unspecified
  •  0262534851
  •  9780262534857

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