Why are so many of our urban environments so resistant to change? The author tackles this question in her comprehensive guide for planners, designers, and students concerned with how cities take shape. This book provides a fundamental understanding of how physical environments are created, changed, and transformed through ordinary processes over ti
Table of Contents
1. A Crisis in the Urban Landscape 2. The Origins and Theory of Type 3. Typological Transformation 4. Typology and Urban Transformation 5. Legitimacy and Control 6. Typology and the Disordered City 7. Type in Design and Practice 8. Transformation and Imagination
Brenda Case Scheer, AICP is the Dean and Professor of Architecture and City Metropolitan for the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah.