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The Smart Growth Manual

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Title: The Smart Growth Manual
Author: Andres Duany, Jeff Speck, Mike Lydon
ISBN: 0071376755 / 9780071376754
Format: Soft Cover
Pages: 240
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Year: 2010
Availability: 15-30 days
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Everyone is calling for smart growth...but what exactly is it?
In The Smart Growth Manual, two leading city planners provide a thorough answer. From the expanse of the metropolis to the detail of the window box, they address the pressing challenges of urban development with easy-to-follow advice and broad array of best practices.

With their landmark book Suburban Nation, Andres Duany and Jeff Speck "set forth more clearly than anyone has done in our time the elements of good town planning" (The New Yorker). With this long-awaited companion volume, the authors have organized the latest contributions of new urbanism, green design, and healthy communities into a comprehensive handbook, fully illustrated with the built work of the nation's leading practitioners.

What Is This Manual for?
What Is Smart Growth?

Chapter 1.: Regional Principles
Chapter 2.: The Regional Plan
Chapter 3.: Regional Transportation
Chapter 4.: Natural Context
Chapter 5.: Neighborhood Components
Chapter 6.: Neighborhood Structure
Chapter 7.: Thoroughfare Network
Chapter 8.: Thoroughfare Design
Chapter 9.: Public Streetscape
Chapter 10.: Private Streetscape
Chapter 11.: Parking
Chapter 12.: Building Types
Chapter 13.: Green Construction
Chapter 14.: Architectural Design


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