1st Edition

The Fractured Metropolis
Improving The New City, Restoring The Old City, Reshaping The Region

ISBN 9780064302227
Published September 1, 1996 by Routledge
260 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a thorough analysis of cities and the entire metropolitan region, considering how both are intrinsically linked and influence one other, targeted at architects, students, urban designers and planners, landscape architects, and city and regional officials.

Table of Contents

Also by Jonathan Barnett -- Introduction: The Fractured Metropolis -- Improving the New City -- Accidental Cities or New Urban Centers -- Suburban Sprawl -- Creating Communities -- Restoring the Old City -- How the Metropolis Split Apart -- The Entrepreneurial Center -- Bypassed Areas: The New Urban Frontier -- Restoring Communities -- Reshaping the Metropolitan Region -- The Changing Philosophy of Planning and Design -- The Elements of City Design -- A National Agenda for Action -- Suggestions for Additional Reading -- Illustration Credits

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