Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Urban Design Literature Review

So, for my current research, I am reviewing the urban design classics. Have any suggestions? Here is the short list for now:

Alexander, Christopher. The timeless way of building . New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.

Appleyard, Donald, M. Sue Gerson, and Mark Lintell. Livable streets . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.

Ben-Joseph, Eran, and Michael Southworth. Streets and the Shaping of Towns and Cities. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996.

Gehl, Jan. Life between buildings: using public space. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987.

Lynch, Kevin. Good city form. Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.: MIT Press, 2001.

Marshall, Stephen. Streets and patterns. New York: Spoon Press, 2005.

Moudon, Anne Vernez. Public streets for public use. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987.

Soderstrom, Mary. The walkable city: from Haussmann's boulevards to Jane Jacobs' streets and beyond. Montreal: Véhicule Press, 2008.

Whyte, William Hollingsworth. The social life of small urban spaces. Washington, D.C.: Conservation Foundation, 1980.