Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time

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Macmillan, 2013. 11. 12. - 312페이지

"Timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work . . . Should be required reading." —The Christian Science Monitor

A Best Book of the Year according to Planetizen and the American Society of Landscape Architects

Jeff Speck has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive. And he has boiled it down to one key factor: walkability.
Making downtown into a walkable, viable community is the essential fix for the

typical American city; it is eminently achievable and its benefits are manifold. Walk-

able City—bursting with sharp observations and key insights into how urban change

happens—lays out a practical, necessary, and inspiring vision for how to make American

cities great again.

 

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I browsed this just because I like to think about environmental design. Speck came up with some interesting data. He claims that a 50 minute commute translates into an emotional cost equal to $16,000 ... 전체 리뷰 읽기

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사용자 리뷰  - Othemts - LibraryThing

A city planner by trade, Speck is aware of what works and doesn't work in creating and maintaining thriving metropolises. He blames many of his fellow planners for the big mistakes of repeatedly ... 전체 리뷰 읽기

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Jeff Speck, coauthor of the landmark bestseller Suburban Nation, is a city planner who advocates for smart growth and sustainable design. As the former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts, he oversaw the Mayors' Institute on City Design, where he worked with dozens of American mayors on their most pressing city planning challenges. He leads a design practice based in Washington, D.C.

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