Five Rules for Tomorrow's Cities : Design in an Age of Urban Migration, Demographic Change, and a Disappearing

"This is a masterpiece of urban thought, offering both an informed analysis of the challenges facing cities and a set of admirably clear and practical proposals for overcoming them. Patrick Condon has drawn on decades of hands-on urban experience to create a handbook that should be on the desk...

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Main Author: Condon, Patrick M.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2019, 2019
Edition:1st ed. 2019
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Author's Note
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • The Three Waves That Are Changing Cities Forever
  • Urban Design Responses to the Three Great Waves
  • Rule One: See the City as a System
  • Rule Two: Recognize Patterns in Urban Environments
  • Rule Three: Apply Lighter, Greener, Smarter Infrastructure
  • Rule Four: Strengthen Social Resilience through Affordable Housing Design
  • Rule Five: Adapt to Shifts in Jobs, Retail, and Wages
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index