Fundamentals of Urban Design  book cover
1st Edition

Fundamentals of Urban Design

ISBN 9780918286352
Published January 1, 1985 by Routledge
146 Pages

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Book Description

This book explains the fundamental tools for achieving a more cohesive and satisfying environment. Using more than 100 photographs and drawings, Hedman illustrates the basic components of urban design. A great book for teaching planning students about urban design and a helpful tool for introducing citizens to the importance of good design. The book is essential reading for planners, city managers, and other public administrators who need to understand design principles to defend their commuinities against well-intentioned-even attractive-but nevertheless damaging projects.

Table of Contents

  1. Background   2. Preservation  3. Spatial Definition

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Richard Hedman