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Urban Design Management - A Guide to Good Practice

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Published in 2009 by Taylor & Francis.

This is an introduction to the secrets of Urban Design Management (UDM). The book examines the roles of the players involved in land-use projects and describes good collaborative methods of practice in project-based urban design and planning, putting emphasis on the creative co-operative skills and the wide knowledge of the participants in a working group. The role of the architect is examined in relation to design, planning and project management with particular emphasis on collaboration and negotiation skills. Specific issues considered include: The make-up of a good project team Ways to make the project team function together Objectives and benefits of project-orientated planning The need to take local characteristics into account in project-orientated planning The preparation required for a co-operative planning process and how initial information can be collected and used How to define project content, and outlining the project itself Partner-specific strategies Urban Design Management contains international examples and many diagrams and photographs, making it a useful and accessible guide for all built environment professionals working in the public realm and those studying architecture, urban design and planning at a graduate level.

In excellent unread condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Antti Ahkava & Harry Edelman (eds.)
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24.5cm x 19cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415469228
ISBN-13:
9780415469227
Number of pages:
242
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Title:
Urban Design Management - A Guide to Good Practice

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Published in 2009 by Taylor & Francis.

This is an introduction to the secrets of Urban Design Management (UDM). The book examines the roles of the players involved in land-use projects and describes good collaborative methods of practice in project-based urban design and planning, putting emphasis on the creative co-operative skills and the wide knowledge of the participants in a working group. The role of the architect is examined in relation to design, planning and project management with particular emphasis on collaboration and negotiation skills. Specific issues considered include: The make-up of a good project team Ways to make the project team function together Objectives and benefits of project-orientated planning The need to take local characteristics into account in project-orientated planning The preparation required for a co-operative planning process and how initial information can be collected and used How to define project content, and outlining the project itself Partner-specific strategies Urban Design Management contains international examples and many diagrams and photographs, making it a useful and accessible guide for all built environment professionals working in the public realm and those studying architecture, urban design and planning at a graduate level.

In excellent unread condition.

Author(s):
Antti Ahkava & Harry Edelman (eds.)
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24.5cm x 19cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415469228
ISBN-13:
9780415469227
Number of pages:
242
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Title:
Urban Design Management - A Guide to Good Practice

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