By Alan Tate
Great urban Parks is a party of a few of the best achievements of panorama structure within the public realm. it's a comparative examine of thirty major public parks in significant towns throughout Western Europe and North the USA. jointly, they provide a transparent photograph of why parks were created, how they've been designed, how they're controlled, and what plans are being made for them at the start of the twenty-first century.
Based on specified study together with large web site visits and interviews with the handling companies, this e-book is illustrated all through with transparent plans and pictures– with this new version that includes complete color all through. Tate updates his seminal 2001 paintings with 10 extra parks, together with: The excessive Line in NYC, Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam. all of the earlier urban parks have additionally been up-to-date and revised to mirror present utilization and management.
This ebook displays a trust that good deliberate, good designed and good controlled parks and park structures will proceed to make significant contributions to the standard of existence in an more and more urbanized world.
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