Great City Parks (BOK)

Alan Tate

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Great City Parks is a celebration of some of the finest achievements of landscape architecture in the public realm. It is a comparative study of thirty significant public parks in major cities across Western Europe and North America. Collectively, they give a clear picture of why parks have been created, how they have been designed, how they are managed, and what plans are being made for them at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Based on unique research including extensive site visits and interviews with the managing organisations, this book is illustrated throughout with clear plans and photographs- with this new edition featuring full colour throughout. Tate updates his seminal 2001 work with 10 additional parks, including: The High Line in NYC, Golden Gate Bridge Park in San Francisco and Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam. All the previous city parks have also been updated and revised to reflect current usage and management. This book reflects a belief that well planned, well designed and well managed parks and park systems will continue to make major contributions to the quality of life in an increasingly urbanized world.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Alan Tate
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415538053
Antall sider 348 Dimensjoner 21,9cm x 27,7cm x 2,1cm
Vekt 1218 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd