Urban planning today; a Harvard design magazine reader
Urban planning today; a Harvard design magazine reader.
Ed. by William S. Saunders.
U. of Minnesota Press
Harvard design magazine readers; 3
Saunders, editor of Harvard Design Magazine, assembles 11 essays mostly from the magazine’s Spring/Summer 2005 issue. Overall, the volume considers whether a top-down or bottom-up distribution of power is best and if the “Portland” model of planning works. The essays address urban renewal and public housing in New York City; community planning; planning and architecture in Chicago, Vancouver, south Boston, and Omaha; eminent domain; growth; and the politics of megaproject approval. Contributors, all from the US, are in the fields of urban planning, architecture, design, and law. No index is provided.
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