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Author Kasprisin, Ronald J.

Title Urban design : the composition of complexity / Ron Kasprisin
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 239 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Definitions and fundamentals of urban design in culture -- Urban design language and parameters -- Elements and principles of design composition -- Relationships in composition: organization and structure -- Transformations of form: elements and composition -- Context, program, and typologies -- Experiments in composition: the basis for place-making -- Theoretical considerations
Summary Ron Kasprisin's skills as both an artist and Professor of Urban Design and Planning are combined to guide students in how to use illustrations and graphics to elevate their projects beyond the everyday. Sketches and plans from basic design elements, to complex projects, show the methods and skills students can use in forging their own design paths. A must for all those on planning and urban design courses, both in the design studio and out
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject City planning.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203833767 (electronic bk.)
9780203833766 (electronic bk.)
(hb ; alk. paper)
(pb ; alk. paper)
(hb ; alk. paper)
(pb ; alk. paper)