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  • Design Governance

    The CABE Experiment

    By Matthew Carmona, Claudio De Magalhaes, Lucy Natarajan

    Design Governance focuses on how we design the built environment where most of us live, work, and play and the role of government in that process. To do so, it draws on the experience of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), a decade-long, globally unique experiment in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Explorations in Urban Design

    An Urban Design Research Primer

    By Matthew Carmona

    Whilst recognising that distinctly different traditions exist within the study and practice of urban design, this book advances an interdisciplinary and innovative approach, which is of direct importance to understanding the urban forms, conditions, practices and processes. It enthuses and inspires…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20
    Routledge

  • Capital Spaces

    The Multiple Complex Public Spaces of a Global City

    By Matthew Carmona, Filipa Matos Wunderlich

    In recent years it has become common-place to hear claims that public space in cities across the globe has become the exclusive preserve of the wealthy and privileged, at the expense of the needs of wider society. Whether it is the privatization of public space through commerical developments like…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Routledge

  • The Design Dimension of Planning

    Theory, content and best practice for design policies

    By Matthew Carmona, John Punter

    This book examines the design policies in current development plans. With design quality of growing importance to the public, consumers, developers and their clients, and high on the Secretary of State's agenda, this book makes an important practical contribution to improving design control. With…

    Paperback – 2011-11-28
    Routledge

  • Public Places Urban Spaces

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Carmona, Matthew Carmona, Tim Heath, Taner Oc, Steve Tiesdell

    Public Places Urban Spaces is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2,500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1,500 students on…

    Paperback – 2010-07-23
    Routledge

  • Public Space

    The Management Dimension

    Edited by Matthew Carmona, Claudio de Magalhães, Leo Hammond

    In both the UK and the US there is a sense of dissatisfaction and pessimism about the state of urban environments, particularly with the quality of everyday public spaces. Explanations for this have emphasized the poor quality of design that characterizes many new public spaces; spaces that are…

    Paperback – 2008-05-29
    Routledge

  • Urban Design Reader

    By Steve Tiesdell, Matthew Carmona

    Essential reading for students and practitioners of urban design, this collection of essays introduces the 6 dimensions of urban design through a range of the most important classic and contemporary key texts. Urban design as a form of place making has become an increasingly significant area of…

    Paperback – 2006-12-08
    Routledge

  • Measuring Quality in Planning

    Managing the Performance Process

    By Matthew Carmona, Louie Sieh

    This book deals with one of the current major debates in planning: how to measure the quality and effectiveness of the output of the planning process. It deals with issues of defining quality, public sector management, the use of indicators and the planning process. Although case study material is…

    Paperback – 2004-09-02
    Routledge

  • Housing Design Quality

    Through Policy, Guidance and Review

    By Matthew Carmona

    This book directly addresses the major planning debate of our time - the delivery and quality of new housing development. As pressure for new housing development in England increases, a widespread desire to improve the design of the resulting residential environments becomes evermore apparent with…

    Paperback – 2001-04-05
    Taylor & Francis

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