Transforming cities : revival in the square / Nick Corbett.

by Corbett, NickLooking glass.

Publisher: London : RIBA Enterprises, [2004]Description: 167 pages : illustrations (mostly colour) ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1859461603.Other title: Revival in the square.Subject(s): City planningLooking glass | Open spacesLooking glass | Public spacesLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-159) and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This book will give confidence to those who want to challenge the status quo in the design and management of public space and provides an insight into how design strategies for new public spaces can transform our cities. Illustrated throughout with international examples of best practice, 'Revival in the Square' provides practical advice and guidance on how to build public spaces that will bring people together for a positive, shared experience of urban living.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-159) and index.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Nick Corbett was educated at Manchester, Amsterdam, and Oxford Brookes Universities. As the urban designer for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, he took a lead in the regeneration of Earl's Court and improved public spaces such as the award winning Kensington High Street scheme. Nick was the founding Vice Chair of the London Authorities Urban Design Forum - Urban Design London. He is currently Principal Urban Designer for Derby Cityscape and is the Vice Chair of the Urban Land Institute in Birmingham.