can someone suggest any good urban design books to review... am doing my u.g in architecture..
Sangeetha, Try "How buildings Learn" by Stewart Brand. :)))
Frank John Snelling
i suggest you
responsive environments, city assenbled, urban landscape
Tharanga Suresh Edirisooriya Arachchige
Dear Sangeetha Priya.
Try this book. I have found it very interesting.
ISBN 13: 9780750666282
ISBN 10: 0750666285
Sku Code: ELST-9780750666282-Q241
Title: Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products - Illustrated with 50 Case Studies
Author: Jon Lang
Publisher: Architectural Press
i should say you raed Image an the City by kevin lynch,
jean jacobs has also written a lot
see the works of all urban designers,when you search wikipedia on the first page u get there names. read about them all.
i'ver just ficnished my third year and we did 2 semesters of urban. its fun. i dnt knw wht your course outline is but we did more of design. we had to design projects. we didnt have to read theory. we went through it all though
also look at Bob krier and Rob kriers work. and also Andres duany.
read about New urbanism
by design and values of urban design these r reports done by CABE and DETR, u can easily download this reports frm net.