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City Beautiful Movement

Gavin Ambrose

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Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...The McMillan Plan (1901) for the development of Washington DC, USA, which was formulated by the Senate Park Improvement Commission.The National Mall in Washington DC, USA, an area of gardens and ponds created as part of the McMillan Plan...

Urban Design

Gavin Ambrose

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Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...Picture is the city of Arts and Science building in Valencia, Spain. The concept for this building was to link the centre of the city with the sea.A study of the urban environment. Urban design involves the analysis and understanding...

Metropolis

Gavin Ambrose

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Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...Pictured is Times Square, located in the megalopolis of New York City, USA.A city with over half a million inhabitants, and at least one million living in its urban agglomeration, which is a major economical, political and cultural centre...

New Town

Gavin Ambrose

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Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...A well-known new town example is Brasilia, the federal capital of Brazil, which was built symbolically in the middle of the vast interior of the country. It was master-planned in the mid 1950s by Lúcio Costa and the plan deliberately...

Urbanism

Michael Coates

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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...The science, study and design of urban areas. Urbanism is a term commonly used to describe not only the process of town planning, but also the development of much smaller urban areas. It implies a greater depth of understanding...

Skyline

Gavin Ambrose

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Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...Pictured is an aspect of the London skyline showing Tower Bridge and London’s City Hall, which was completed by Foster + Partners in 2002.The horizon formed by the profile of city buildings from a viewing point. A skyline can be a very...

Capitoline Hill

Gavin Ambrose

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Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...This engraving of the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome by Etienne Dupérac features Michelangelo’s oval-shaped patio.This replica statue of equestrian Marcus Aurelius, can be found at the Capitoline Hill.The highest and most sacred...

Masterplanning

Gavin Ambrose

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Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...Pictured is the Islands Brygge South development in Copenhagen, Denmark created by John Robertson Architects, in which different areas of the site have been designed by different architects. The masterplan shows how the designs of different...

Measure

Ed Wall

Ed Wall is a landscape architect based in London. He teaches landscape architecture at Kingston University. His recent projects have focussed on the definition of the urban public realm in South London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tim Waterman

Tim Waterman has worked on numerous large-scale strategic and master planning projects in central London and southeast England. He lectures in landscape architecture at the Writtle School of Design, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Landscape Architecture 01: Urban Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Name: Avalanche BarriersLocation: Siglufjordur, IcelandDate: 1999Designer: Hnit and LandslagFrom the measure of the building to the measure of a mountain – to the destructive speed and mass of an avalanche – getting the right measure...

What is ecological design?

Nancy Rottle

Nancy Rottle, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture, University of Washington, USA. She has over two decades of landscape architecture professional experience and has been teaching since 2001. Her recent scholarship, including the co-authored book Ecological Design, has focused on the application of theory and new practices to regenerate the health of urban and urbanizing environments. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ken Yocom

Ken Yocom is an ecologist and landscape architect based in Seattle, Washington. He teaches in the Landscape Architecture Department at the University of Washington. Ken began his career as a wildlife ecologist working on a wide range of projects across the Pacific Northwest before migrating into landscape architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Ecological design is both a verb and noun. As a verb, it embodies a series of actions that include the initiation of design concepts aimed at improving environmental health, developing those concepts into plans based upon the particular...